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To think you don't let your baby/toddler suck/bite your big toe?

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Fakebook Mon 22-Apr-13 21:40:23

Because surely it's unhygienic and you don't want your innocent child's mouth to be dirtied by your foot germs? Even if they're washed? Even if they're ex pop star now famous for nothing z-lister toes?

why? Why? Why?

wibblyjelly Mon 22-Apr-13 21:45:25

DS is obsessed with feet and shoes. He tried to suck dsis toe the other day, she obviously moved it away, and ds had his first tantrum! Its gross....

ChippingInLovesSpring Mon 22-Apr-13 21:50:49

Oh god no - that's vile.... it's all little toes here!!


Not even looking at the link! Bleurghhhhhhh

Fakebook Mon 22-Apr-13 21:57:52

Exactly! You always move the toe away. You don't take pics of it!

I'm not going to force you to look at the link chipping, it really is bleurgh.

MyDarlingClementine Mon 22-Apr-13 22:08:17

Vile. Utterly Vile.


bubblesinthesky Mon 22-Apr-13 22:22:49

8 month old DS is foot obsessed. I let him play with my toes but I draw a line at him sucking them grin

ApocalypseCheeseToastie Mon 22-Apr-13 22:24:43

My youngests party piece at playgroup was to snake along the floor and suck on the sandal clad toes of unsuspecting mums. Every so often there'd be a horrified squeal and he'd roll off to find his next victim grin

Unlurked Mon 22-Apr-13 22:30:27

My dd2 was foot obsessed. We once had a Firewoman in the house with big steel toe cap boots on, I was talking to the Firewoman and looked down to see dd sucking the end of her boot. God knows how long she'd been doing it for confused.

She used to suck my toes too but I would hide them from her cos it's a bit minging and it feels weird.

andubelievedthat Tue 23-Apr-13 00:44:20

Well ,as said every child ,at some time has to eat a bit of muck, to get healthy.

wibblyjelly Tue 23-Apr-13 08:00:30

Apocalypse it doesn't happen often, but thats made me laugh out loud grin

HerrenaHarridan Tue 23-Apr-13 09:58:02

I once kicked a small child in the face for doing this blush

Im not advocating it but she didn't do it again!

It was 11 years ago and she suffered no ill effects and still loves me, but thinking about it still makes me feel terrible.

She was not long crawling and I wasn't used to her being down there, she crawled up and just put her sloppy mouth round my toe. Reflex was to kick out, only to see said baby wooshing off. There were no tears, she jus crawled of an did something else.

lljkk Tue 23-Apr-13 10:01:09

I wouldn't because it would be so ticklish.

Considering what else they put in their mouths, big toe is nothing.

SirBoobAlot Tue 23-Apr-13 10:04:25

Toes are off limits. One of my few non-negotiable parenting rules.

Feet are gross.

I think we should all be born with flippers.

KansasCityOctopus Tue 23-Apr-13 10:14:21

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

HorraceTheOtter Tue 23-Apr-13 10:26:25

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

MrsHoarder Tue 23-Apr-13 10:37:26

I've just had 2 garden tantrums because I took away big clods of earth ds was trying to eat (and I do man big, one of them he needed 2 hands to lift) so toes which are kept clean, not so worried.

Haven't let him do it, but i'm getting decidedly relaxed about how pure and clean children are.

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