Have You Heard Of Safety Snakes?
The kitchen is a minefield of hazards for curious little hands that love to experiment and explore their way to understanding the world around them. It seems like one of the few things that can deter them is the threat of unseen creatures waiting to catch them breaking the rules.
u/jo530_2’s mom gave it to them more gently than other parents on this list. They didn’t warn them their fingers would be a party snack for the drain dwellers or that they’d be fatally poisoned. The idea of slimy snakes, period, saved them from the very real dangers of the garbage disposal.