The George Gets Shorn Edition (Part II)
See Part I here.
In the end Mom’s lap did the trick.
That and another whole pack of candy.
Here’s a little aside for the annals of history: After Jerry the Barber set George in my lap, he said, “This little guy needs something to hold and open.” He said this while pulling a small jackknife out of his pocket.
And I’m like, “Ummm…”
He snapped out the blade and I’m like, “Ummm…”
And then he opened a cupboard beside the sink, revealing his secret stash of “bribery” candy, and pierced the plastic on a brand new box.
I didn’t even make George share.
It’s not like Jerry gave him coffee.
(Cutting their bangs always reminds me of Uncle Charlie.)
(Do you remember Uncle Charlie?)
(Or am I showing my age here?)
I know, I know. It’s hard when they go from baby boys to little men.
But that’s all part of the process, isn’t it?
At least, my husband says so.
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