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What to Do With a Stinky Kid.

She'll be seven soon and she is starting to smell like a man who forgot to use deodorant.  Peeyyew!   She's just been presented with her own deodorant, complete with gummy rubber band so we can tell the difference between hers and mine.  I asked her why she's so smelly and she theorizes that God is protecting her from random creatures getting up into her armpits.  Tell you what, no creature is gonna hang out there and that's for sure.

Can you tell that last week she was running about in socks and smacked her nose into a coffee table?  I don't know why days after the injury, it looks its worst.  It really didn't look that bad when she first bumped, but days later?  Black and green.    Poor kid.  Here's hoping it fades in time for birthday pictures! 


  1. Ouch! Are you sure she didn't break her nose?

    1. Should I be worried about it? It really didn't look bad when she first bumped!!

  2. Starting to smell at seven? That's a little unusual, but at least you've noticed and had the deodorant talk. I got the deodorant talk from work friends at 16, not a word from mum and I had no idea.
    I can see the shadow line of the bruise under Rose's eye, but apart from that she looks fine. Her nose doesn't look broken and as long as she is breathing alright, I wouldn't worry about it.

    1. I wonder why so early, as she still is a bitty thing. I am very sorry to read you didn't get to hear from your mum first. I'd be mortified!

  3. Smelly armpits at seven is that unusually I never noticed when my kids started to smell but I do remember my sons room but I think that was smelly feet and shoes.

    1. Yeah, she's not a STRONG smeller yet but it's enough to where it's time to have "the talk" about deodorant after showers. :)


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