Have you ever stood there grimacing, while your child, desperately blowing raspberries, covers their birthday cake with spit?
Trying to blow out a birthday candle when you’re 2 years old can be a monumental task.
So what do you do? Stand over their shoulder gently blowing to try and put it out without them noticing? Hope a sudden draught will extinguish it?
Well, this dad has the answer – a simple hack that means a toddler never need struggle to blow their birthday candle out again.
The key is simply to use a straw. Give your child a straw to blow through and voila!
The candle goes out in a puff of smoke and the birthday icing is saved from a shower of slobber.
Watch the full effect in the video below…
Does your child struggle to blow their birthday candle out? What do you do? Let us know in the comments below.