Accident-Prone? – Is Clumsiness Genetic via Daily Prompt: Roots
Friday night my four year old was screaming at the end of the hall. I ran to rescue him and found that his toe was stuck under the door. 😦
My daughter cried a short time later because she missed the last step coming downstairs and hurt her leg.
My six year old provided a presentation of the bruises he had gained during the week, as we put on his pj’s.
Hubby laughed and said, “I don’t think they got any of my genetics. They got all that clumsiness from you.”
My gracious reply was, “How do you explain their ability to forget everything they are supposed to be doing when the TV is on, the day ends in Y, or the sun is shining?” (Then I stuck out my tongue.) His response, “Maybe they did get one thing from me.”
Do genes impact one’s clumsiness? Do our parents pass down accident prone propensities? Continue reading “Accident-Prone? – Is Clumsiness Genetic?”