But we don't want to leave this room unsupervised, only to have certain members of our family under the age of two rearrange all the paperwork and buy a new portfolio of mutual funds on his laptop without realizing it.
So he came up with this brilliant childproofing idea. He tied some string around the door knobs, and voila, no entrance for the little people. He did the same thing with pony-tail holders on cabinet knobs. If you are visiting someone's house and your toddlers are getting into things, a couple strings and some pony-tail holders could help.