Aby-a-Day – July 23: Stroller Attachment Disorder

When we ride the T in Boston, Jacoby generally stays in his stroller.

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Which makes sense; it’s his movable territory, and he feels secure there.

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But sometimes he wants to get out and explore.

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And, if the train is fairly empty, I let him.

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But it’s funny: when he’s had enough exploring…

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…he jumps right back into his stroller…

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…where he feels safe and secure. And this, I think, is the answer to the oft-asked question, “How do you manage to take him places?” It’s because of his stroller; when Jake feels secure, nothing fazes him.