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Re: Parents pride thread
« Reply #15 on: January 28, 2012, 04:10:39 PM »
Aww, what a trooper.

My son doesn't have any drawers in his room because I was afraid that exact thing would happen. He's in a super monkey phase where he climbs over/up everything. Scary  :-[
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Re: Parents pride thread
« Reply #16 on: January 28, 2012, 04:33:03 PM »
My three year old broke her arm two weeks ago, she was very lucky that it wasn't worse.

She had decided to climb up the set of drawers in her room. Had pulled out the bottom draw, stood on it, had her arms inside the top draw and the whole thing fell on top of her. It is at least twice if not three times heavier than her.

Lucky I was home at the time, my wife would not have been able to lift her and the drawers up.
Lucky it was her arms in the top draw and not just her fingers, and lucky her head didn't get it.

If it was her sister under that I doubt she would have survived.

Warning to parents, pull out the bottom draw and push down on it, check how stable your drawers are.

Warning to parents or older siblings:
Kids like to climb on shit!


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Re: Parents pride thread
« Reply #17 on: January 28, 2012, 04:40:54 PM »
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Re: Parents pride thread
« Reply #18 on: January 28, 2012, 04:51:43 PM »
Looks like she's keeping her cast pristine -- is she planning to let people doodle on it later?

That was the first cast, they had wrapped it in cloth. That photo was probably a day or two after the accident.

She has a pink fibreglass cast now, and we have been writing on it, its such a cliche thing to do though.

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Re: Parents pride thread
« Reply #19 on: January 28, 2012, 05:56:42 PM »
She has a pink fibreglass cast now, and we have been writing on it, its such a cliche thing to do though.


I don't know, I remember as a kid that was the big thrill of having a cast -- having everybody sign their name, make a funny comment or draw a picture on it.  Depending on how artistic your friends and family were, by the time it came off you could have a piece of real, if smelly, art.
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Re: Parents pride thread
« Reply #20 on: January 28, 2012, 06:16:06 PM »
She's doing OK.



She's adorable!  ;D Poor kiddo, though, I'm sorry she got all banged up! Yikes!

I guess I'm thankful my own little 3 and a half year old monkey isn't a climber. She's exactly like me - uncoordinated and klutzy. She drops half the stuff she picks up, and she's very adept at tripping over what are apparently dust molecules.  :D

Yesterday she was helping me in the kitchen, and "we" were making dinner. I handed her the forks and spoons and asked her to put them on the table. I assumed she'd just dump them on the table, and I'd put them in place later. Nope! When I turned around, we each had a fork and a spoon very carefully laid out on each placemat, and she was very gently putting a napkin out of the basket next to each! I was so proud! And it was adorable because she was on her tippy-toes to reach the top of the table!


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Re: Parents pride thread
« Reply #21 on: January 28, 2012, 07:39:29 PM »
I was so proud! And it was adorable because she was on her tippy-toes to reach the top of the table!

Now there's a picture worth having.
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Re: Parents pride thread
« Reply #22 on: January 28, 2012, 09:55:19 PM »


She is full size now.

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Re: Parents pride thread
« Reply #23 on: January 29, 2012, 12:19:57 AM »
My little tribe. The one on the left is now a mum. The one in the middle has almost completed his PhD. The one on the right is an exceptional medical photographer.

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Re: Parents pride thread
« Reply #24 on: January 29, 2012, 12:47:50 AM »
@Stevil

Is she at the seaside? Rotten place to be and not allowed to swim!
Good luck Stevilette!
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Re: Parents pride thread
« Reply #25 on: January 29, 2012, 12:53:29 AM »
She loves to get into the waves, but she just loves the beach anyway.

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Re: Parents pride thread
« Reply #26 on: January 29, 2012, 12:55:12 AM »
My little tribe. The one on the left is now a mum. The one in the middle has almost completed his PhD. The one on the right is an exceptional medical photographer.
Looks like that photo was a bit of a mission to take.

So fascinating looking at kids and wondering what they will grow up to be, remarkable from such humble beginnings.

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Re: Parents pride thread
« Reply #27 on: January 29, 2012, 12:56:07 AM »

She is full size now.
She has gorgeous Goldilocks.

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Re: Parents pride thread
« Reply #28 on: January 29, 2012, 01:01:24 AM »
My little tribe. The one on the left is now a mum. The one in the middle has almost completed his PhD. The one on the right is an exceptional medical photographer.
Looks like that photo was a bit of a mission to take.

So fascinating looking at kids and wondering what they will grow up to be, remarkable from such humble beginnings.

This is the one on the rights wedding Sep '11



They grow up so fast :(
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Re: Parents pride thread
« Reply #29 on: January 29, 2012, 01:06:08 AM »
Mini-Tanks are all big, in other words..?

Always wondered, and it may sound rather politically incorrect, but don't the "before" and "after" pictures make you feel... Old?
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