Recently, I decided to be a little bit more relaxed and just give in to my hair's natural wavy/curliness.
got some great new product for it that's supposed to encourage curl. I
love the name. "Not your Mothers Kinky Moves". Yep. You read that
Besides the delightfully sassy name, it smells downright
delicious. So good I'm slightly tempted to eat it when I am half asleep
and attempting to blow dry my hair in the mornings!
My 8 1/2
year loves it too. (The 1/2 is apparently a VERY important distinction
to make!) The other morning, every time I turned around I found her
standing behind me. Standing there all what-I'm-not-doing-anything like.
Sorta like those creepy red rum girls in The Shining movie. If I turned
back around I would hear her trying to quietly sniff my hair on the
If this alone were the creepiest thing she did, before school, we would have been good!
we were snuggling on the couch I caught my girly leaning closer and
closer to me every time I snuck a peak of her out of the corner of my
eye. I mean, I was one hot second away from screaming, "Here's Johnny!",
at her and running for the door. I didn't think she'd fully appreciate
the reference though, so I just looked at her and attempted to give her a
sweet mommy smile.
In response to this she picked up a strand of
my hair, shoved it against her nose, and sniffed it like she was trying
to sniff all of the smell out of it. And leave my hair with no smell.
At all. (Which, incidentally, would be really weird!) Then she gazed at
me with the most loving expression and said, "Mama, I love the smell of
your hair so much that I want to rip some of your hair out of your head
and carry it around in my pocket all day long and pull it out and sniff
it whenever I want. That's how much I love it!".
I was so thrown
off by what she said that I just sat there and blinked at her for a few
seconds before calmly asking, "Is that a good thing or a bad thing?".
Then she giggled at me and continued to watch TV as if it had never
So, I wanted to share this because I know that it's an
amusing little story to make you smile today. But also, if I go missing
check with my daughter first!