Say that five times fast. Actually, you know what? Just say it once.
‘Tis the season for runny noses. Add to that the teeth violently pushing their way through my little guy’s gums and you get a constant stream of drippage.
Oh, but just reach for that Kleenex box and he’ll leap right out of your arms.
He shakes, he squirms, he screams.
(What I’m trying to say here is, “He does not like getting his nose wiped.)
One day, while in a particularly goofy mood, I, on a whim, started dabbing at his leaky nostrils with accompanying sound effects.
And guess what? HE LIKED IT. He REALLY liked it.
Boing-a Boing-a seemed to be the favorite, though I’m sure there were others.
It’s a simple tip, really, but it made all the difference to me, so I thought I’d share.
What amazing (or simple) tips have you found? Go tell Rocks in My Dryer. (After leaving me a comment, of course.)
(Because I love me some comments.)
(But first, go back and try to say the title.)
Filed under: Works For Me on January 22nd, 2008