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Saturday, April 2, 2011

Amber Alert... Not Really



My kid tried to escape yesterday! Seriously.

Hunter and I had a play date with our friends, Rachel and Cole. The boys are only 4 days apart, so it's so fun to see them play together.

In the middle of our play date, I realized that Cole was in the living room but I hadn't heard Hunter for a couple minutes. So, I got up and looked in the hall, no Hunter. The bathroom door was shut, but I still opened it and checked under the cabinet, since he likes to hide there. No Hunter. Checked the coat closet and the closet under the stairs, still no Hunter. I ran back into the living room and asked Rachel if she'd seen him, nope. We checked in the bathroom again... as I turned around and faced the window, I saw Hunter at the end of the driveway, in the rain, with no shoes on, staring at me through the window with a big grin.

So that means... Hunter has now learned how to open the front door and he was also sneaky enough to close it behind him as well. Lovely.

I ran outside and scooped him up as he giggled. My little boy is a prankster. He knew what he was doing. I'm so thankful that the situation wasn't worse. My heart stopped when I saw him outside because I got to thinking of all the bad things that could've happened, but am thankful they didn't. Lesson learned. I will be going out to get some safety locks for the door handles today.

Here is a picture of my reenactment of the scene:

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Here are some pictures of the rest of the afternoon: (Note Hunter has no pants on because they got soaked while he went on his little adventure outside)









4 comments:

  1. That is so scary! Beatrice can open doors, but we keep the front one locked and secure at all times because of what Hunter did!

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  2. OMG, I would have flipped out! Thank God it wasn't more serious.

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  3. Oh wow! I can imagine...my heart just about stopped just reading it! So glad your little man is ok!

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  4. Oh my goodness - that reenactment picture is so awesome!!! Glad Hunter is safe...

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Jesse is active duty Air Force and is originally from southern Minnesota. He has also managed to become a follower of just about every hobby known to man (which drives his wife crazy!).

Henry was born on July 4, 2007. His hobbies include playing with his squeaker toys, barking a little girls, dock jumping, going to the dog park, and being spoiled rotten by his grandparents.

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