Saturday, January 17, 2009

Free Haley!


Yes, poor Haley spend a good 20 minutes of her life locked in our half bathroom this evening. Jonathan has figured out how to lock our doors. Thank goodness the only doors that lock are our bedroom door and the door to our half bathroom. He does not go in the room and lock the door. He locks the door, leaves the room, and traps the poor helpless victim left in the room. The first time it was Lilah and I, no big deal, I unlocked the door and we left. I saw his bedroom and the bathroom door still shut as we got out. Opened his door and went in to the living room, A few minutes later I was walking down the hallway with Jonathan and he looked at the bathroom door and said "Haley in there". Tried the knob and yes, it was locked. "I go in timeout?", "Yes, right to timeout". She was silent in there, but I looked around the house and did not see her so we were sure she was in there. Mike stuck a treat under the door and we could hear her eating it. We tried picking the doorknob with a bobby pin but it did not work. Mike ended up taking off the door knob and letting her out. Poor baby, she was glad to be out. At least she had water in there. I sure hope this is the end of the locked door. If anyone knows how to pick those stupid knobs with the little hole in the middle, let me know. I am afraid I am going to have a trapped toddler in the next few days.

4 comments:

Bertram Lakatos Family said...

A long shish-kabob skewer. You stick it straight inthat little hole and push it. It will unlock right away.

Don't ask me how I know that...

Scott, Kari and Hannah said...

Or a wire hanger =) not that I've had to do it a million times or anything.... hahaha

laceymiller84 said...

We had to change our door knobs to to unlockable kind....after the traumatizing experience of Tessa locking herself in the bathroom last year. Crazy kids :)

Texas Mom said...

Buy yourself a good old fashioned ice pick or find a really long skinny nail and put them up away from the kids since both are very dangerous for running !!
The ice pick can be dulled on the tip but it's the perfect bathroom door key since it comes with a handle!!
Just FYI - you'll need the same batroom door key when you have a senior parent move in with you.
They lock bathroom doors as they leave the room, also.