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Belly Buttons and Boogers

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. 😉

Patty O

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