Thursday, June 30, 2005


This is my really beautiful kid, and his naughty grin. Just before this photo was taken, I fished a piece of tape out of his mouth. Yes, somehow he managed to eat tape that he picked off the highchair from somewhere while I was sitting right there, adding his new tooth to his baby book. 3 days ago he ate a wad of cat hair, a month ago he ate a magazine subscription card. LOL. How did kids and parents ever survive this?
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  1. Assorted things eaten by me and my kid sister in childhood:

    cigarette butts (hey, all those grownups put these in their mouths--they must be eating them, right?)

    Prell shampoo concentrate (whole tube)

    Poisonous mushrooms from backyard

    Finish off a color photo (gnawed off with top teeth)

    Most of those were her, not me. We're fine now. Mostly.

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  2. LOL, they actually took photos of me eating cigarette butts, instead of, ya know, taking them away from me. (Parent-DER)

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  3. Ha ha ha! Parents are so funny. (ironyDER).

    My worst babysitting scare either was when I was about 14 and sitting for these two kids whose parents were from Mississippi (so the 4 y.o. daughter had a great drawl).

    I was upstairs reheating mac and cheese and the 4 yo and the 1 yo were in the basement playroom. Up shouts the 4 y.o.: "Alyssuh? Tommeh's turnin' blue!"

    I was frantic, of course. Was he choking? Strangling on an errant drape cord?

    "Tommeh" was, in fact, chewing on a blue Crayola magic marker. And his face certainly was turnin' blue. It was funny...later.

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