X is for ‘X-ray’ Vision: A Parenting Necessity
‘What’s in your mouth?’, ‘Where did you get that from?’ can be parenting nightmare questions. You know those situations where your crawling baby or toddler is chewing something you haven’t given them, or reaching for an object you didn’t know was there?
O yes, those situations … those ones, when you grab your child and
‘gently’ squeeze their cheeks to encourage them to open their mouth and give up its unwelcome inhabitant. Yeah, those kinds of situations … those ones, when you quickly open their palms to remove what shouldn’t be in their grasp.
I think I can safely assume that most parents know what I’m talking about.
Two of the things I’ve learnt since becoming a mother are: