"Adventures, I used to call them. I used to think that they were things the wonderful folk of the stories went out and looked for, because they wanted them, because they were exciting and life was a bit dull...But that's not the way of it with the tales that really mattered, or the ones that stay in the mind. Folk seem to have just landed in them, usually...I expect they had a lot of chances, like us, of turning back, only they didn't. And if they had, we shouldn't know, because they'd have been forgotten."

-Samwise Gamgee, The Lord of the Rings

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Ways to misuse a pediatric walker

By Alina W. (book will be released Fall 2011) :)

1. Walk with it just to the edge of the sidewalk, where the concrete driveway slopes down. Lift one leg and push with the other leg and then lift that one too. Ride walker down the hill.

2. Find ice and slush chunks in the driveway (road, sidewalk, etc). Make Rambo noises while driving your walker over them.

3. Play bumpers with your brother on his scooter coming down the same hill as #1. Watch brother fly through the air because scooter vs. walker.... walker wins.

4. Instead of turning it around when stuck, walk outside of it, give it a kick and crawl away.

5. Tip it on its side, use as a step to reach the banana muffins.

6. Use it to block same brother as #3 from getting said muffins himself.

7. Pretend you can't possibly walk another step while giggling at mom pushing the walker home while piggy backing the child.

8. And when you think nobody is looking and you are stuck, pick it up, turn around, then set it back down and keep walking.


ErinL said...

This list cracked me up! I've totally seen #1 at our house!

Leah S. said...

HAHAHAHA Laughed out loud reading this! Then read it to Dean so he could get a laugh to. I could so picture her doing all these things.

christy said...

love her!!

Anne said...

She's just awesome! Truly made me laugh out loud!