When kids are involved, it could be anything


The other day while washing my hands, I glanced into the mirror and noticed large brownish-reddish streaks across my forehead. “Why am I bleeding from the head? How did I not notice head trauma?” I thought. Upon closer inspection, it turned out to be fingerpaint.

Phew. Close call!

Teresa, mother of 2

14 responses »

  1. We mothers can get so busy it’s hard to know where one thing starts and the other one finishes. But I hope I’ll recognize head trauma when it happens to me. Then again, I might be too late for that…


  2. This has happened to me so many times, either where I think I’m injured in some way or my kids are. Just yesterday I thought my kid had a black eye but it turned out to be paint. Go figure.


  3. The dangers of paint! My sister would likely add the woes of Play-Doh. πŸ˜‰ She seemed less than thrilled years ago when I bought some for my young niece. My niece, on the other hand, loved all those colorful, creative, and cleaning-intensive play things. πŸ™‚


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