If you ever needed proof that toddlers need to be watched 24/7, here it is: a video of 2-year-old Cody Wyman making his way up a gate specifically designed to block the ladder on an above-ground pool.
The Wymans were enjoying the good weather in their backyard in Attleboro, Massachusetts, on Monday and watched as their son toddled over to the pool, and started making his way up the gate. Once they saw what was happening, they captured it on video, hoping to use it to warn other parents about the dangers of leaving small children unsupervised. Had they not been paying full attention, Cody would have made it into the pool.
Take a look:
As you can see, it took Cody about 30 seconds to make his way up the ladder-blocking gate, and if his mother hadn’t removed him from it, he would have been in the water…