Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Things that hurt. A lot

When your 9-month-old has teeth, he will probably bite you.

It will hurt.

When your 4-year-old sees that your 9-month-old bit you and did not lose bed time story privileges or endure a time out on the stairs, he may bite you as well.

That, too, will hurt.

You may look down at your naked shoulder and, seeing the teethmarks, liken it to a gnawed-on ear of corn. You may be bemused by that, as you marvel at the never ending body slam that is motherhood (my flesh? My braincells? My sleep? But of course. Please, take it all).

Or you may just be pissed.

Either or.


Jeanne said...

This too shall pass.

Only to be replaced by something worse, unfortunately.

Pricilla said...

Yes, they will become teenagers.
Wanting teenaged girls.

But then they will be biting...oh, I won't go there.

judemiller1 said...

or you could have nipped him back just to show him how much it hurts?

Stephen Back said...

you are totally right, there's a lot things that can provoke you a terrible pain, I was reading some pharmacy reviews about the different ways in the body handle the pain.

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