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#31 of 37 Old 07-20-2010, 01:53 PM
 
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Luckily for us, our 15 month old hasn't done anything grosser than play in the compost pile once--mostly just crushing eggshells. I have clear memories myself of playing the "potty water" game with my older brother when I was probably 2, which consisted of lowering a finger slowly into the toilet until you touch the water, then raising it slowly to your mouth. . . BLECH! It gives me the shudders thinking of it now, but I apparently survived with no ill effects.

A friend of ours once told us the three grosses things his son had put in his mouth: cat puke, dead fly, toilet brush. Kids are pretty resiliant, I guess.
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My DD once ate a chunk of hairy dog crap at the park.

My DS is a flip-flop licker, and lately we have been catching him taking a cup and scooping water out of the toilet to drink, flushed or not.

Id say thats grosser!!!!!!

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When DD was 2, she found something brown and dry on the floor, took a bite, and asked, AS SHE WAS GOING FOR A 2ND BITE, "Is this poop?"

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He doesn't lap it up...he does like to splash in it like it's his own personal water park..
My second did that. Sometimes I think on purpose, if she got bored.

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Hi, my name is Gina and my older son is a booger eater.
My DD picks hers and hands them too me, nothing grosser than a stringy slimy booger. lol

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DS1 ate a dead, dried-up palmetto bug (a.k.a., "giant flying cockroach') when he was of crawling age. I was somewhat hysterical as I retrieved the pieces out of his mouth and tried to wipe the legs off his tongue....nothing creeps me out more than those particular bugs. :Puke
I think every small child in the south eats one at some point. I am always hearing stories about that here. Blech. My mom says my brother did the same thing as a toddler.

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2 yr old DS had poop smeared across his top lip one day, I'm sure some went in.

Yesterday I took him out of his carseat (rear-facing) only to discover he had been chewing on his well worn croc - the bottom was completely licked clean...eeww

He is a hair eater. Luckily at home I know it's mine, but he'll eat any hair he finds....it drives me crazy.

On our walk yesterday he decided to try to lick random walls for fun...
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