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  1. A1 Steak Sauce

    A1 Steak Sauce Songster

    Nov 6, 2009
    My House
    Just got this email, and I had to share... Enjoy

    *Perhaps you have read this before, but it is a wonderful reminder of a
    child's unique way of seeing things, and of a mother's unconditional love.*

    *Chap Stick*

    We had this great 10 year old cat named Jack who just recently died.
    Jack was a great cat and the kids would carry him around and sit on him
    and nothing ever bothered him. He used to hang out and nap all day long
    on the mat in our bathroom. We have 3 kids and at the time of this story
    they were 4 years old, 3 years old and 1 year old.

    The middle one is Eli. Eli really loved chap stick. LOVED it. He kept
    asking to use my chap stick and then losing it. Finally one day I showed
    him where in the bathroom that I kept my chap stick and explained he
    could use it whenever he wanted to but he needed to put it right back in
    the drawer after he finished.

    That year on Mother's Day, we were having the typical rush around to try
    to get ready for church with everyone crying and carrying on. My two
    boys are fighting over the toy in the cereal box. I am trying to nurse
    my little one at the same time I am putting on my make-up. Everything
    is a mess and everyone has long forgotten that this is a wonderful day
    to honor me and the amazing job that is motherhood. We finally have the
    older one and the baby loaded in the car, and I am looking for Eli. I
    have searched everywhere and I finally go into the bathroom. There was
    Eli. He was applying my chap stick very carefully to Jack's */rear/*
    end. Eli looked right into my eyes and said "chapped.."

    Now if you have a cat, you know that he is right - their little bottoms
    do look pretty chapped. And, frankly, Jack didn't seem to mind. And the
    only question to ask at that point was whether it was the FIRST time Eli
    had done that to the cat's behind or the hundredth!?!

    And THAT is my favorite Mother's Day moment ever, because it reminds us
    that no matter how hard we try to civilize these glorious little
    creatures, there will always be that day when you realize... they've
    been using your chap stick on the cat's butt.
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  3. Dingleberry

    Dingleberry Songster

    Apr 22, 2010
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  4. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator

    Jan 11, 2007
    NE Washington State
    I love that!

    My husband and I will be driving somewhere or doing something and randomly one of us will say "chapped" and we crack up.
  5. chicken+quail=luv

    chicken+quail=luv Songster

    Nov 18, 2008
    Strawberry fields.
  6. 77horses

    77horses ◊The Spontaneous Pullet!◊

    Aug 19, 2008
    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] Thanks for sharing!

    I'll use some on the chicken's butts this winter when they get chapped, too. [​IMG]
  7. Chocol8

    Chocol8 Chirping

    Apr 19, 2010
    Did you ever use that chap stick again? [​IMG] I sure wouldn't! [​IMG]
  8. Nupine

    Nupine Songster

    Nov 21, 2007

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