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Danger alert

Things are starting to get dangerous. Lenny’s on the move and – as I learned at a First Aid for Toddlers course yesterday – there’s potential hazards everywhere. We should be very, very afraid.

Actually they advise you to be alert rather than afraid but when you spend three hours talking about everything that could go wrong it’s hard not to get a little edgy.

Between sharp corners, power cords, buckets of water, hot drinks, plastic bags and redback spiders which “just love to hide in play equipment” no where and nothing is safe.

I must admit, we’ve already had a a couple of avoidable incidents which I’m choosing not to put in writing. But still, I don’t want to become one of those paranoid parents who doesn’t let their child do anything out of fear of what could go wrong.


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