Then came the cabinet investigation stage. Out came the hair ties. I’m a little too Type A to handle all my pots & pans, my toaster, steamer, mixing bowls, napkins, etc… to be pulled to the kitchen floor & played with for all of the 30 seconds they’d keep J’s attention.
Not to mention, we have dogs that investigate all things that land on the floor in hopes of it being edible. And doing that much additional washing was not something I have the
Anyway, my point is, I did a break-fix child proofing add, as opposed to actually getting more locks and installing them.
Probably good I kept those strictly to the chemical cabinets, since J now understands how the hair tie works & does it when Daddy
So when Grandma M suggested I pick up bumpers for our counter & kitchen table where J has been prone to bumping recently, I blew it off with the idea of – he’ll do it a couple of times & learn to be more careful. He’s tough. He’s a boy. Leaving me to feel totally guilty every time he ended up with a bruise in the middle of his forehead or running to me to kiss the top side of his head. (Don’t forget, I am the one who laughed when he got his first fat lip & when he got his first black eye… I’m
Grandma M on the other hand, is much more naturally
Offically childproofed to another level.
Jacob – he loves them!
As for Mommy, I’m admitting – Grandma M had a WONDERFUL idea. Thank You!!! And Jacob thanks you!