Pride & Prejudice: The Tale of One Toddler’s Triumph
Many people believe the three-feet-and-under set have it easy, what with having around-the-clock butt wipers, booger-picking servants and personal chefs and all. However, toddlers suffer prejudice, too — and nowhere is that more evident than the furniture industry, which continues to produce chairs and sofas that are largely inaccessible to these little people, forcing them to reach up and grunt at the adults smugly lounging on the furniture, in hopes that the adults will take pity on them and give ’em a lift. Yes! They grunt! Simply humiliating.
Just look at the heartbreaking effect this bias has had on my daughter. Why, over the past month, I have discovered her relegated to sitting in shoeboxes…
And, perhaps most embarrassingly of all, plastic containers.
We knew we had to take action before we found the child forced to sit in, say, the cats’ litter box. Because that would just be a hilarious photo op terrible. So we finally ordered a chair custom-made for somebody of her diminutive stature:
Needless to say, Skye now thinks she’s the hottest thing since Suri Cruise in high heels. The perfect place to kick up her soft-soled sandals… after a morning of playing in the cats’ litter box. (You know it’s only a matter of time.)