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Can You Recognize These Items Every Parent has Stepped on in the Middle of the Night?
by Jody Mabry

You know the feeling. It's 3:00 AM and you are half awake, stumbling through the living room to get a glass of water, when you trip, stumble and fall over an intensely sharp toy causing you to scream in pain and wake the baby - who is also now screaming. The torch has now been passed from your parents to you as you realize you just stepped on a toy. 

Kids are notorious for leaving their toys in every nook and cranny they can find. In addition, parents, are notorious for standing firm in their conviction that, "My child is going to clean this mess up." Of course, that only lasts right up to the stinging pain in your heel.

Can you name these terrifying household landmines? From troll dolls and those monstrous Legos to pacifiers and baby aspirators; from the more forgiving stuffed toys to the dangerous spiky Action Man; to Barbie with her endless tiny accessories; these items always seem to find their way into tender parts of your foot which you didn't know existed until now.

Flip the lights on, sport a grin and see if you can figure out what caused that divot in your foot last night. 

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