That's how. Nothing focuses the senses (and drowns out the anxiety-provoking whines of a little sister) like high definition earphones and some Sim City Creator. Hopefully one day our interventions won't include screen-based distraction techniques, but that day is not today.
And, what do you do when your toddler learns how to outsmart your child proofing? You improvise.
This stroke of genius is from Big Sissy. Makes it hard to sit on the couch but sure beats 24/7 chaos. See him eyeing the Girl's Day dolls?
Oh that all of life's challenges would be so easy to solve...