Eye your kids

Have your kids taught you any of these things?

Have your kids taught you any of these things?

l There is no such thing as child-proofing your house.

l If you spray hairspray on dust bunnies and run over them with roller blades, they can ignite.

l A four-year-old's voice is louder than 200 adults in a crowded restaurant.

l Baseballs make marks on ceilings.

l You should not throw baseballs up when the ceiling fan is on.

l When using the ceiling fan as a bat you have to throw the ball up a few times before you get a hit.

l A ceiling fan can hit a baseball a long way.

l The glass in windows (even double pane) doesn't stop a baseball hit by a ceiling fan.

l When you hear the toilet flush and the words "Uh-oh", it's already too late.

l A six-year-old can start a fire with a flint rock even though a 36-year-old man says they can only do it in the movies.

l A magnifying glass can start a fire even on an overcast day.

l Legos will pass through the digestive tract of a four-year-old child.

l Play dough and microwave should never be used in the same sentence.

l No matter how much jelly you put in a swimming pool you still can't walk on water.

l Pool filters do not like jelly.

l Garbage bags do not make good parachutes.

l Marbles in gas tanks make lots of noise when driving.

l Always look in the oven before you turn it on.

l Plastic toys do not like ovens.

l The spin cycle on the washing machine does not make earthworms dizzy.

l It will, however, make cats dizzy.

l Cats throw up twice their body weight when dizzy.

- From Family Works, on www.princetonol.com.