Yes, you read it right. I’m going to talk about belly buttons and boogers. There’s pretty much nothing I won’t talk about. OK, there are a few things I won’t write about…per my husband, children’s and friend’s requests. Yes, otherwise I’d be tempted…but I do have a filter, believe it or not!
The subject of belly buttons comes from our experience with my father-in-law Ron two weeks ago. A nurse in the ICU was getting him all set and said “Oh good, a clean belly button!” As my mother-in-law and I looked at her, no doubt with a strange look on our face, she explained “It’s the first thing we check!” Huh…take this as a lesson learned…always wash your belly button! Seems right up there with Mom’s old advice “always wear clean underwear in case you get in a car accident”! I just remembered this moment yesterday and we all had a ‘belly button check’. This can lead to some pretty hilarious conversation – so GO – check those belly buttons!
OK, yes then there are boogers.
We had the babies on Friday, which wound up being Jen’s first day of her ‘on-call weekend’. After quite a day of eating…french fry hotdish (ok, I ran out of tator tots…don’t judge), a candy bar from Grandpa’s candy bouquet, pizza for dinner…and it was definitely bathtime for two little girls. Especially the littlest one who had a little of everything in her hair!
The bath itself was a fun and crazy experience which ended with water EVERYWHERE! Gabi grabbed little Nicole, I took Elena and as we wrapped the girls in their towels, the baby sneezed twice. (You know where this is going.) I looked over and sure enough, she’d blown all kinds of things out of her nose…and onto Gabi’s shoulder…and some of it was still attached to Nicole’s nose …. eeeeEEEEWWWWWWwwww!
I couldn’t help it. I burst out laughing. You should have seen Gabi’s face! She looked like she was going to gag – mouth wide open – tongue sticking out – while grimacing.
I quickly grabbed a tissue and rescued her shoulder – and Nicole’s nose – and cleaned up everything in between!
I hope you’ve had a much cleaner weekend…belly buttons and all. 😉
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