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Friday, August 05, 2005

Another important parenting tip

From class this week:

Do not use tweezers or needles to remove debris from your infant's eyeball.



Blogger Amstaff Mom said...

Youuuuuccch. You know that sometime, somewhere, some parent did this. I think many parents lose a mass quantity of brain cells when the baby is born. Not you, Amanda Sue. Both others. I've seen it.

8:49 AM  
Blogger Jennboree said...

Oh GREAT. Next, I bet they'll say I shouldn't spray Lysol down her diaper to cut the peepee smell?

What's the world of parenting coming to?

9:23 AM  
Blogger Melinda said...

So if you can't use tweezers...then what DO you use??? :)

10:12 AM  
Blogger Ben said...

Anybody else's eyes watering?

Just thinking about this makes me squirm.

10:18 AM  
Blogger Amanda Sue said...

it wasn't exactly stated in class, but daniel decided that pliers would not be a good alternative.

we're smart like that.

11:18 AM  
Blogger Melissa said...

Wow, I'm glad they are providing you with such useful information! LOL ;)

12:41 PM  
Blogger JLR said...

well, if we're handing out helpful advice, the instructions for my curling iron tell me NOT to plug it in, turn it on, put it in my hair, and then go to sleep. Also, no bathing during use.

man, it's scary that they have to tell people not to stick something sharp in a child's eye.

1:29 PM  
Blogger Vanessa said...

This reminded me of something Jerry Seinfeld said: "Do we really still need directions on shampoo bottles?"

1:41 PM  
Blogger Michelle said...

Where are you getting these from? Is there a packet or something? There is no way that they said these things out loud... or you must be in a class of complete idiots that asked the question that started this bit of advice. :)

3:23 PM  
Blogger Amstaff Mom said...

amanda, are you sure these are really parenting classes? i mean, REALLY? tweezers? needles? IN AN EYEBALL?!?

3:53 PM  
Blogger Amanda Sue said...

oral instructions. really.

they were actually presented in video format this week. and, no one in our class asks questions. we are struck mute.

10:37 PM  

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