Saturday, January 15, 2011

Projectile Pear Puree

There's nothing that says, "I love you, Mom" quite like having your six-month-old son cough in your direction with a mouth full of pear puree. You can literally feel each particle of "love", or slobbery snot cootie, as it showers your hair, face, shirt and hands. I momentarily and mistakenly thought yesterday that I wasn't feeling all that sick for the first time in weeks. I woke up today wishing this new cold would pass quickly. 'Tis the season.

Moral of the story: Babies can't cover their mouth when they cough so either accept that for fact or learn to duck quickly.

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