Saturday, April 29, 2006

Righty tighty, lefty loosey

I've been working on a little bit of baby-proofing this afternoon. Jay and WCB went out to Babies R Us and brought back a load of marvelous products designed to protect WCB from any household calamity. The packaging is cracking me up. The package for the "Double-Touch Plug 'N Outlet Covers" proclaims "No screwdriver needed!"

Step two of the instructions: "Remove center screw from face plate."

With, um, my teeth?

And this comes from the box for the power strip cover: "CAUTION: This product is only a deterrent. It is not a substitute for proper adult supervision. Discontinue use when child becomes old enough to defeat it."

I have a vision of WCB as Luke Skywalker, and the power strip cover is her Death Star. When she succeeds in blowing it up, the other babies will give her a medal.

1 comment:

Lizard Eater said...

I highly recommend Tot-Locks for cabinets. They're magnetic, and you can keep the "key" (magnet) on your fridge. If you get these, immediately buy some more of the keys. You will lose one.

In a couple of years, WCB will figure out how to push a chair over to refrigerator, climb up in it to reach the Tot-Lock key, and then use the key to open the cabinet because Grandma/Grandpa are visiting and they can't figure out how to do it.

But until then, it's great.