Red ear slider pet turtles from Woolworth's Pet Department. Buying the plastic tank with the fake palm tree and the little diving board. My sister and I would watch these turtles for hours. Who knew back then that they carried salmonella. But we lived.
Every one of my kids wore cloth diapers and rubber pants. Before the day of disposable diapers, cloth diapers were pinned on and then covered with waterproof pants which were referred to as "rubber pants.