Thursday, January 8, 2009
The Great Escape
I’m sure that it’s because the boys are so advanced for their age ;), but do ALL 18-month-old kids realize how to climb out of the playpen, climb out of the crib, unlatch and UNLOCK the back door, AND master the child proof door knob covers all at the SAME TIME?!?!? I guess it wouldn’t be so bad if it was just one child genius, or if they would have spread their “discoveries” out over a couple of weeks, but all at once x2 is a bit tough. So, their cribs are left down so that they don’t have so far to fall (although, they are getting quite good at climbing), the playpen has become a nice place to keep the big toys, and Papa has installed new locks at the top of problem doors (before that the basement door was barricaded and the back door was kept shut with a bungee cord). Otherwise, they would spend their days playing on the steps (yikes!) and walking in the snow wearing just socks. Sometimes, it really is very hard to keep up with both of them. Most of the time, it’s not a problem, but sometimes…..