December 06, 2005

The Cook

In my house, you can n.e.v.e.r turn your back for 2 minutes. Tot moved the stool over to the counter where I had been getting dinner ready.

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Proceeded to pickup my hotpad and put it in the toaster oven. And fortunately for me, take it back out.

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Life just got a little more difficult. It was bad enough I had to make sure I carried knives away with me... now I'm going to have to turn off and unplug everything too. Both my boys seem to know not to touch hot things and stay away from the stove top. Might have something to do with the very hot tea I drink all the time... GRIN.

Luckily, he did not turn on the toaster oven. Nor was it in use. Or I would have had one melted hotpad and a huge mess.

Another day in the Tater/Tot household.

Posted by vw bug at December 6, 2005 06:52 AM | TrackBack

This is why Clone is not allowed into the Kitchen.

Posted by: Contagion at December 6, 2005 08:23 AM

Oh, man! It's too bad you can't put a forcefield around the counters....

I remember when my girls were like 1 1/2 and 3 and into EVERYTHING. Hubby came home to discover that I had installed hook & eye latches on every door in the house about an inch and a half from the top of the door jam. High enough to thwart even a toddler on a stool....

Busy, busy days. :)

Posted by: Richmond at December 6, 2005 09:16 AM

Oh yeah... amazing. My son pushes a chair over to the sink when he gets a chance, because he likes to splash. Gaaah! Making dinner is definitely a challenge some days!

Posted by: Marie at December 6, 2005 10:04 AM

mmMMMmm...toasted oven mitt...

Posted by: Ogre at December 6, 2005 10:31 AM

We have the same issues at our house. We just need to be ever vigilant.

Posted by: Oddybobo at December 6, 2005 03:01 PM

Actually, toasted hotpads - like everything else - are quite tasty with enough tabasco sauce on them :-)

Posted by: Harvey at December 6, 2005 07:01 PM

kitchen joy is such fun - our sons first word was hot because I used to shout it at him when he approached the kitchen... I invite him to cook with me and he seems to be only interested when invited - of course I'm sure all hell is about to break lose on us now, as our second baby is due to show up here in the next few weeks and we expect his good hearted nature to forever change -

great blog, btw - first time visitor - decided to check out all the parenting blogs that were up for awards - always looking for someone fun to read

Posted by: april at December 6, 2005 07:11 PM

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Posted by: VW Bug at December 6, 2005 09:00 PM