In the last 3 days, Sabrina has - while under my watch - in fact, all while I was right next to her:
- Face planted on that god damn Leap Frog table, causing a bloody nose, as well as a bloody and swollen lip.
- Choked on a cracker. I'm talking FULL ON choking, grabbing her by her ankles and whacking her on the back, choking. All my fault. I gave her a toddler cracker. I had a fleeting thought that maybe it should be broken in half, but my daughter is quite the eater and that thought was quickly replaced with my certainty that she would, you know, chew. She didn't. Breathing ceased, I'm surprised I survived it, frankly. Scared the living shit out of me. So you'd think that I'd be extra vigilant following that episode, however, she managed to...
- Take a chunk out of her little pointer finger and scratch up the other one. How? I was in her closet putting some stuff away, she was playing at my feet. Apparently she found a wooden picture frame and managed to completely disassemble it, removing the glass and cutting her finger. It seems okay today, I'm just hoping it doesn't get infected and we have to take her to the pediatrician, because how will I explain that? "How did this happen?" "Oh, well. She was playing with a plate of glass, ha ha, and you know..."