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#1 of 9 Old 12-19-2002, 07:26 PM - Thread Starter
 
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...that the main ingredient in superglue must be mashed banana



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Food is apparently more tasty if mashed in water on the highchair tray first.:
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oceanbaby, it sounds like at least some food is getting into the mouth after the mashing. Here we just have art projects and cement making (rice cheese day old on carpet, nasty...).
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Newtons 3rd law of inertia: A toddler in motion stays in motion until stopped by an....ah forget it, a toddler just stays in motion!

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Dog food + water = mud. Sort of. Or perhaps chunky fingerpaint, depending upon its application.
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The toilet is actually a portal into another dimension............... a land of mystery that calls to be discovered.
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Not just with toddlers, but also with babies:

A clean, fresh diaper, just changed, is conducive to poop.

The more time & effort you put in preparing a dish, the less appealing it is to toddler, and will be rejected.

Whatever's on mummy's plate tastes better.

Mashed food makes good facial masks.

Nice, clean clothes induces hard-to-get-out stains.

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You ladies are sooo funny!!!

Did you know that Children speak and entirely different language than their parents....

for example......

Mom says: "Honey please don't do that"......Childs Translation: "Please Honey do it as often and as loudly as you'd like until your mother is absolutley insane!!!"

Mom Says: "No Sweethert you can not_____(fill in the blank):......CHild hears: "Sweetheart, I will let you do it if you ask 16 thousand times SCREAMING while adding a PLEASE or NOW on to the end!!!"
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