WATCH: This dad hired bodyguards for his toddler!
What if toddlers had bodyguards?

During the festive season, we want our kids to have the best time getting up and out and soaking up the summer sun. But we also find ourselves constantly worrying about them. Whether it's their whereabouts, whether or not they're getting up to mischief, or if they've just recently started walking, running in every which direction, we always find ourselves completely out of breath. Because while they may be tiny, they sure are fast.

So we at Parent24 constantly find ourselves talking about how parenting is simply not for sissies and completely and utterly exhausting.

That being said, no one adds quite as much value to our lives and makes us smile quite as often as our little ones. And once you become a parent, nothing is more important than your child’s happiness and protecting them from harm.

Vlogger Taylor Camus, for one, knows exactly what we’re talking about. The comedian-turned-dad even went so far as to employ mock bodyguards to watch his little one and posted a video on his channel, Dude Dad, that, as expected, went viral.

The title of the video, you ask? “If Toddlers had Bodyguards”, of course.

He wrote, “As parents we tend to spend most of our days working as security detail for our toddlers. Instead, I actually hired bodyguards to watch my son.”

The mock bodyguards did a fantastic job, perfectly warning adoring moms and innocent bystanders to step aside and away from the toddler.

“Ma’m, I don’t want to have to taser you. Please, step away.”

“10 feet, please. Thank you.”

“No pictures, please.”

“What’s your clearance level?”

“The threat has been neutralised.”

The video did so well, Dude Dad recently filmed another video around Christmas ensuring his son's safety during the holidays.

So, have you checked the integrity of that slide? 

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