Toddlerhood: Part 3 – Accidents

boy and teddybear in bed

by Mari Accidents I was an accident-prone child. When I was somewhere between two and 3 years old, I had my first ER experience. I had been playing with an older cousin who was holding me by the arms and spinning me around in circles. It was fun. Lots of fun. I imagine myself all giggles, begging for more- Until I found myself flying through the air and then falling to the ground with a thud. I don’t remember much about that incident. I was taken to the ER where I had an X-ray of my arm done. They asked me if I could put my arm above my head and I thought about it and said no. I hadn’t tried to move my arm after the incident, and I didn’t want to try at the … [Read more...]