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The viral video of a toddler's dad climbing the ladder of the pool is a warning to parents




A Massachusetts dad filmed his 2-year-old son climbing alone on a locked pool ladder, showing other parents how easy it is for children to put themselves in danger.

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42 comments

  1. “Whose idea was it to design it”. We should go visit this guys work place to see what he creates. May be he is an all encompassing super scientist with 180 iq. Clearly not. Just because your kid climbed a ladder does not mean that ladder is not effective.

  2. If dog was chasing him he would really be climbing fast.

  3. If dog was chasing him he would really be climbing fast.

  4. he gets yard ape of the year award. .his prize,locked in the house the rest of the summer.

  5. Well I found this video very interesting and I was wondering where the parents were when this two year old child was climbing up this protective ladder. To be honest it would just show me that you are unfit to be a parent if you are not watching what your 2 year old child is doing at all times. You just proved yourself to be wrong that you are not watching what your child at 2 years old is doing. You as a parent want to put the blame on someone else.

  6. And the NWS admitting guilt in a tornado death gets no national news???? It was showing up on radar for 8 minutes before the death. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cl84ybpyE0c

  7. Who could think in living the toddler alone?

  8. He started throwing a fit when mom took him away from it lol! My kids were climbers too. All it takes is a split second and tragedy can happen. So scary. Thanks for sharing

  9. Yeah its called supervision and parenting, too young to let them out of sight.

  10. Alway gotta blame someone or something.
    Its the Parents responsibility to look after their child.

  11. Simple. Put a fence around your pool you irresponsible ADULTS !! Not one he can climb like a wooded fence. Geeeeze stop blaming others for your own disfunctions. Who puts in pool with no protection for their own child? That is the real ? Mom n Dad ?Has nothing to do with the ladder !!!!

  12. Stupid babies need the most attention.

  13. Some overpaid Engineer probably designed this letter. Have a Denteley the engineer did not have kids! Best protection for kids his parents! Which this country is short!

  14. Oh he'll be fine quit pussying up kids

  15. Or watch you kids make sure you Backdoor is locked ?

  16. wanna reduce the chance of your child drowning in a swimming pool? dont put one in your back yard.

  17. I wouldn't blame the maker of the ladder by looking at it you wouldn't think a baby could climb up it. I guess you want manufactures to use real babies to test their products

  18. There's no such thing as child proof only child resistant. Kids are a lot smarter than you give we credit for they might seem dumb can't talk or process a thought but they know what's going on up there.

  19. If you have a pool its your legal responsibility to secure it. But beyond that, imagine being responsible for the death of a child. It's to easy to prevent with a pool.

  20. Yeah, this isn't good at all. Companies need to make sure products are really child-proof like they claim…but the only real "child-proofing device" is the watchful eyes of adults. It takes only a few inches of water for a small child to drown!

  21. I would never have a pool on my property. They are death traps. Just check the statistics. Many children drown every year. I wouldn’t risk having that on my soul.

  22. All they need is a ladder that fold and left out of reach over the pool.

  23. I thought Women are supposed to stay home and watch our kids? Is it different in America?

  24. Spiderkid… Pretty impressive climbing technique.

  25. Let the stupid mf drown. We need pop reduction.

  26. THIS IS HOW NATURAL SELECTION WORKS

  27. A toddler is capable of more than people think…. That's why parents need to keep a close eye on them.

  28. That can be so dangerous for any young child to climb up theses and jump into the pool if there can't swim there will be dead change your your steps try not let young child do this in the 1st place keep them save from harm

  29. Well if he can climb he can swim

  30. But to be honest that's scary