Kids are gross. Really gross. But sometimes, even though this is a fact of which I am well aware, The Kidling manages to surprise me. Such was the case one day last week, when Alice was watching a movie and asked me to stop it for a moment.
The Mama: Sure. Do you need to go potty?
Alice: No, I was digging in my butt. I smelled my… I sniffed my fingers to see if I needed to wash my hands.
The Mama: Were they stinky?
Alice: Yep. I sniffed my fingers and knew I needed to wash my hands.
Ick. Ickickickickick. Ick.
* I used Wiki. Don’t judge. Also, don’t be surprised if my general estimate of the beginning of Homo sapiens is wildly off.