Spunky 2-Year-Old Busts Out of Daycare & Walks a Half-Mile Home All by Herself! (VIDEO)

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louise hiltonIt could have easily turned into every parent's worst nightmare: 2-year-old Louise Hilton walked right out the door of her daycare in England ... and kept on going! For half a mile! That's right, little Louise apparently decided she'd had enough of nursery school for the day and hightailed it home ... all by herself! According to her parents, at about 1 p.m., they heard a knock at the door ... guess who??

I bet right about now you're thinking, How on earth did that tiny little girl make it home alone? Of course Louise must be incredibly smart -- with a remarkable sense of direction -- but she's also incredibly, incredibly lucky. Just imagine what could have happened on that 30-minute walk!! Seriously, you do it -- I can't, because every time I try to imagine it, I start to feel ill. OH MY GOD, things could have gone so horribly wrong ...

According to her dad, John Hilton:

"It is frightening to think what might of happened had the wrong person seen her ... there is a canal 50 yards from the house and she always tries to jump in and feed the ducks when we go past but she cannot swim."

Cripes! It's enough to make me hyperventilate, and she's not even my kid! I bet right about now you're also thinking something like, How on earth did that tiny little girl escape from her daycare undetected? Supposedly, the facility is under construction and a workman left the door open by accident, which is a plausible excuse sort of kind of I guess not really. I mean to say, I can see how something like that could happen and be a legit accident. But in that case, I would expect one whopper of an apology if I were Louise's mom -- and as of this writing, her parents have NOT gotten any sort of "sorry" at all! Just a big fat "no comment." 

I'm guessing Louise's parents are on the hunt for a new daycare, ASAP. Just look at this face:

And those curls! So cute, so smart ... so lucky. 

Can you imagine your 2-year-old escaping daycare and walking all the way home?


Image via BBCWorldNews225/YouTube

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nonmember avatar Gretta

And that would be the last day my child attended that school

japan... japanmommy

Might be an honest mistake she got out but nobody noticed in the 39 minutes it took for her to get home???

Danielle Chandler

Good thing the parents were home, what would that little girl have done if they weren't. And why didn't the school contact the parents as soon as they realized she was missing or didn't they know until the parents told them.

Lizzy... Lizzys_mommy13

Thank goodness her parents were home! I would definitely be looking for a different daycare!

faith... faith2009123

Why was she at daycare if the parents were home??? Dumb!!!


How did a two year old walk alone for. Over thirty minutes and not ONE PERSON stop to help her! Wonder why she was so little walking all alone!? Just wow! So glad she's okay:)

Mormo... MormonMom3

Oh that is so scary! I'm so glad she is okay!!

nonmember avatar Michelle

Maybe they were home on their lunch break..

nonmember avatar Laurie

I'd be pursuing legal action. My kid is THE most important person in my life and if I'm trusting his safety to a day care or school, they damn well better try harder to take care of him. This little girl is so lucky! I feel awful for her parents.

nonmember avatar rachel

@faith2009123 Maybe they put her in day care a couple days a week,so she could interact with other kids ? Maybe they were home on a lunch break ? Could be anything, but really not your place to judge the parents. You are no smarter than they are especially with a comment like that when you have no clue what you are talking about.
So glad the little girl is safe, it could have been a lot worse

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