Cerpin Taxt: I love that under the UPI logo it reads "OVER 100 YEARS OF JOURNALISTIC EXCELLENCE."Is today the day that they reset the counter to 0?
Yogimus: Can I hold OTHER kids on my lap while their parents are going down slide?
J3L2404: So they left one little 3-letter word out of the headline and people make a big deal out of it.
FizixJunkee: I know a woman who dislocated her daughter's shoulder. The mother insisted on always holding her daughter's hand when they were out and about. For the record, the daughter was a normal 4 year old. There was no reason the mother needed to hold her hand.Once, the little girl tripped a tiny bit on some uneven sidewalk pavement. The mom, in an effort to keep the daughter from falling and hurting herself, yanked up on her daughter's arm as her daughter was going down on the sidewalk.Dislocated shoulder instead of a scraped-up knee.
Slaves2Darkness: Parents you should find some plastic slides in your area and then pour water all over them. It makes them go really fast, why my 3 year old nephew must have flown three or four feet off a wet slide. Slammed face down into the rocky area and cried. He hated it.I on the other hand thought it was hilarious.
HortusMatris: And wtf is this picture?[cdn.ph.upi.com image 475x354]So... hold your child in your lap while not sliding on an electricity-generating seesaw. Got it.
Great Janitor: FTFA: -- Choose, if possible, a playground with protective surfacing underneath equipment - such as sand, mulch or rubber.When I was a kid, it was dirt, grass or snow and ice. A shame sister's kids will never know the joy of jumping off a swing at 15 degrees below zero and landing in a pile of snow over two feet deep. Good times.
Astorix: More advice for hover craft parents-Watch for razor blades and needles on the playground-watch for doggie and kitty poo-watch for anyone lurking in a clown costume-sweep for spent roundsForget that when you were a kid your parents didn't even ask where you were going let alone hold your hand when playing. Cheez n crackers.
blatz514: Astorix: More advice for hover craft parents-Watch for razor blades and needles on the playground-watch for doggie and kitty poo-watch for anyone lurking in a clown costume-sweep for spent roundsForget that when you were a kid your parents didn't even ask where you were going let alone hold your hand when playing. Cheez n crackers.To be fair, if I seen this clown...
lack of warmth: 40 comments and no one noticed the word 'not' in the headline supporting the story beneath it, proving subby can't read well. Why was this even greenlit?
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