To sitting in the "only" sink whilst cooking (i adapt by using the bathroom sink, and wiping my knife with a wet cloth)
Eating as many cupcakes as he wants. He stops when he is done. Trust his intuition.
Climbing trees VERY high for a 2.5 year old
Playing in the sandpit with a hose thats running after its rained. (he can shower 20 times a day if need be)
Pancakes for breakfast everyday with loads of organic maple syrup. He stops pouring it out just like you or I would. I dont have to regulate. I keep a batch of wholewheat organic pancake batter in the fridge most of the time for spontaneous pancake making...