It’s All Goo(d)

November 14, 2006 @ 7:44 pm | Filed under:

Yesterday afternoon I sat down on the floor to change the baby. As I lingered there, playing with her, Wonderboy came up behind me and leaned against me for a little while. He loves to supervise my baby-tickling. Then he began—oh, it was so sweet!—to gently stroke my hair. For several minutes I sat there enjoying the soft touch of his hand on the back of my head. He was chuckling softly, and I was just melting.

Then he touched my arm, and his fingers were slimy. Startled, I turned to look at him and there he stood with a big happy grin, one hand glistening with goo—and an open jar of Vaseline in the other.

My hair is very shiny today.

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  1. KC says:

    LOL!! Now, on that funny note, I can go to bed.

  2. Karen E. says:

    Oh, no! I told you there’s some Pillsbury Doughboy in that child …. 🙂

  3. Rebecca says:

    LOL! I bet it looks so pretty :)!

  4. Alice Gunther says:

    Agh! How funny!

  5. Jennie C. says:

    Ha! Figures. You seldom get lovin’ from a little one without paying a price, be it chocolate stains on your shoulder or vaseline in your hair!

  6. Jennifer says:

    Oh yuck! But I think it would have been worth it because little boys are so gentle and sweet at head rubbing.

  7. Theresa says:

    How funny! At least it wasn’t glue!

  8. Beth says:

    Oh. My. Goodness. Once again, you have demonstrated that I am not alone in the universe: there are other mamas like me who are blessed with funny, messy little darlings who ensure that life is never dull!

  9. Mary Beth P says:

    Yup, sounds like a boy thing! It’s much cuter when it happens to someone else (LOL).

  10. Mirissa says:

    I can really relate to this as I had a similar experience. The baby found the vaseline I (used to) rub on my feet before bed and smeared it on the sheets, bed rail and my hair. I woke up when she placed a big glob of it in my eye! It must feel nice to explore.

  11. Amy says:

    LOL! Instant hair conditioner! 🙂