What’s with the toilet obsession?

4 May

Um, Quinn seems to be quite fascinated with the toilet these days.  Which would be awesome- if it involved sitting on it and you know, actually using it for its intended purpose.  No, her interest lies in tossing in objects and then having me fetch them out.  Ewww.  Seriously Quinn?  In the last day alone, I have rescued a horse and polar bear (thankfully both plastic and easily sanitized) along with a less fortunate stuffed knight (who now must be tossed in the washing machine) from the ultimate swirlie.  I *foolishly* think she is playing contentedly for a few minutes while I prepare breakfast or clean up lunch, only to be beckoned for by what resembles Lassie calling for help.  Quinn runs into the kitchen and through a series of “barks” and twitches pointing in the direction of the bathroom, signals someone is in distress.  Poor horsey laying there helpless and on the verge of drowning.  Upon retrieving the most recent victim I told Quinn “No throwing things in the toilet.  That’s icky and we don’t put toys in the toilet.”–Instead of realizing she was being scolded and getting upset, she laughed.

I guess it’s time for one of these:

And some of these:

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4 Responses to “What’s with the toilet obsession?”

  1. jen May 4, 2011 at 10:26 pm #

    Sounds familiar…..none of my kids, except ethan, of course, got into the toilet. so….ever since ethan was a baby and then, having a dog, we now keep the bathroom door closed ALL THE TIME!! (dog tends to eat bathroom garbage)

  2. Shannon K May 5, 2011 at 12:28 am #

    Drew threw a brand new roll of toilet paper in the toilet and thought it was hilarious I on the otherhand was completely grossed out while fishing it out

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