What a dad learnt from his children

These are bits of wisdom gained by a father who was educated by his rather active children.

These are bits of wisdom gained by a father who was educated by his rather active children.

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

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

l If you hook a dog leash over a ceiling fan, the motor is not strong enough to rotate a 42- pound boy wearing pound puppy underwear and a Superman cape.

l Baseballs make marks on ceilings.

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 is already too late.

l Brake fluid mixed with Chlorox makes smoke, lots of it.

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

l If you use a waterbed as home plate while wearing baseball shoes, it does not leak ... it explodes.

l A king-size waterbed holds enough water to fill a 2000sq ft house almost 4 inches deep.

l Legos will pass through the digestive tract of a 4-year-old.

l Duplos will not.

l Playdough and microwaves should never be used in the same sentence.

l Superglue is forever.

l VCRs do not eject PB&J sandwiches, even though TV commercials show they do.

l Garbage bags do not make good parachutes.

l Marbles in a gas tank make lots of noises when driving. - The Joke Jukebox

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