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Word of the Day: Cannibaby

Cannibaby (n.)

1.  My ten-month-old daughter who prefers solid foods of the flesh variety*, sinking her six teeth into my neck, cheek and shoulder every chance she gets — and laughing when I yelp, “No!  Eating mommy is not allowed!”

2.  The reason I am shopping for turtlenecks in June.

[from Spanish Canibales, meaning pint-sized vampire]

*The author is most thankful this has not extended to nursing habits

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The Penile Trap

Parents of toddlers are so busy installing stair gates and electrical outlet covers — or, as child safety experts such as myself call them, “thing-a-ma-jigs” — that they have likely neglected to address the biggest death trap in their house:

THE TOILET SEAT!

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