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Ice, Ice, Baby


One of the best elements of being a parent is … experiments! Testing and investigating, if and how things work with the curiosity of a child is like reliving your own innocence. Of course, some work better than others, and when they fail, there is only one certain reaction.


Ice Cold

One of the worst sounds you can hear as a parent is your child banging into something and hurting themselves. And it happens to everyone—all the time! Azul is just as active as any five year-old, running and jumping and falling. One night he was running around in the living room and tripped on, what I would imagine was a random Lego piece or masterpiece, I’m not sure which, and fell right into his easel. As soon as I heard his arm crush against the frame, my immediate reaction was to run to him to help, and so I did. ice coldWhen I got there, which took seconds, he was crying and holding on to his arm. He looked at me and yelled, “Don’t just stand there! Get me some ice!” Oh my! I thought as I did as I was told. Well, at least he didn’t add “Woman!” at the end.


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