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Nothing To Fear... But Fear Itself

Almost invariably, if I tell a parent that my son has been in underpants since he turned one, they look horrified and ask: "But... What if he has an ACCIDENT???"

Uh, I change him and wipe the floor?

I get the same horrified look when I say that he's been drinking from a real glass and using porcelain plates and glass bowls since he was six months old: "But... What if he BREAKS ONE???"

Uh, I sweep up the pieces and throw them away?

And don't even get me started on using forks with sharp tines or...

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