crib escapeCribs are typically safe havens for our young children. You lay down their sweet little bodies, kiss them goodnight, and know that they're snug and safe in their own little space ... until they learn to escape.

There comes a point where virtually every child tries it. Some younger than others, and some more successfully than others. They each have different techniques, but they're all pretty fascinating to watch. Here are five videos of toddlers trying to escape their cribs, including this first one that I adore. In it, the boy first needs some liquid courage, and then he has a little mishap, but in the end he finds freedom ... for a few seconds anyway.

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