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If you’ve seen Disney’s Tangled, you may remember the Chinese lanterns filling the sky with warm light.
Photo Cred: Chris Alcoran
Those lanterns are truly beautiful…in theory…with adult supervision…and safety measures in place.
See, this is inspiring, right?
Photo Cred: Keith Williamson
Of course it is.
And a similar vision inspired our kid.
Sometime in the last month, our boy watched a “how to make your own Chinese lantern” video. This morning, he decided to put that knowledge into practice.
Without telling us.
I woke this morning to the unmistakable smell of burning plastic. Considering his propensity for experimenting, my first thought was,
What the heck did he put in the toaster?
I threw on my fluffy white robe and stumbled down the stairs.
“WHAT is that SMELL?”
Leaning against his doorframe with arms folded, I knew I exuded confidence in my momming abilities. Unfortunately, the fluffy makes-me-look-like-a-bunny-rabbit robe…
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