At Claire’s first doctor’s visit after coming home, the doctor identified a blocked tear duct in one eye. Before panic set in, the doctor calmly explained that all this would mean is that occassionally you’ll find her with an eye glued shut with goop. Not to worry, as she grows it will take care of itself. And in truth, the worst of it seems to make her resemble a pirate. That combined with the guttoral growling really sells it.
But, until then, The Blaggart Captain Baby Pants sails these oceans.
Next weekend, I’m thinking about taping a stuffed parrot to her shoulder and coloring a beard on her face. Do you think that counts as child abuse? Because, I’m not sure what the rules are about coloring on your child outside of halloween.