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The Case of the Leaky Car Seat

Posted Jan 25 2011 2:46pm

Why wasn’t I warned about this?

Our morning is nearly over and already my baby has taught me a great lesson that I want to pass on to you, and every other parent who leaves their little one asleep in his car seat.

After dropping off my son at school, I took a walk with the baby near the ocean and fed him before returning home. He fell asleep in the car, naturally, so I brought his car seat into the bathroom with me while I showered. He did not make a peep but after I stepped out of the shower, I heard him do what he does best – fill his diaper. I finished getting dressed and moved his car seat back into the living room. I returned to the bathroom to turn off the light and there it was, the first clue:

Clue #1

I quickly removed sleeping-baby from car seat to find this:

Clue #2

I solved the mystery: We don’t have a leaky car seat. We have a leaking baby!

Suspect Apprehended

Lesson learned: Be careful where you put your sleeping-baby-in-car-seat. Actually, be careful where you place baby’s bottom, whether he’s asleep or not.

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