Jameson seems to have inherited my dry skin — poor kid. His forehead especially seems to suffer, and so a few days ago, I determined to find some remedies in my stash of baby products. I struck gold.
Before Jameson was born, she gave me a basket of baby bee products. I used the powder right away, but fell into the habit of just grabbing the Johnsons or baby magic. Silly me — how much I was missing.
Now, we start by pouring a capful of
into the water.
Next, we scrub his hair and chubby body with
The idea of bar shampoo seemed strange to me at first, but can I tell you that the lather from this bar is as rich as any expensive lotion you’ve ever used? It’s amazing.
We continue the moisturizing process with
I know some people think babies are only babies when they smell like
Not true. There’s nothing nicer than that buttermilk lotion.
Our favorite lunch these days is baby spinach, good seasons made with balsamic, and
Yum. Healthy and delicious. Oh — and easy. That’s important.
Merrick is smart. I’m not just saying that. Of course, there’s the whole college-level knowledge of the stars and Greek mythology, and the fact that he helps my high school-age sisters with online research for their papers (his google abilities impress us all.) Then today, he asks me, “Do you know what a miscreant is?” He told me, because I didn’t know. I asked him where he learned this; he said he heard it on a movie, didn’t understand the word, and so looked it up in the dictionary. Looked it up in the dictionary. I’m pretty sure the freshmen at Potsdam in my (ahem) liberal arts courses didn’t know their way around a dictionary — or the alphabet, for that matter.
Okay. That’s all. The baby’s done nursing. :)