7:00 am March 26, 2009, by Theresa Walsh Giarrusso
About a week ago, I was standing in the Publix talking to the fish guy. My 2-year-old daughter Lilina was digging in my diaper bag. I was standing right next to her sitting in the cart but I didn’t notice she had pulled a gigantic maxi pad out of the bag and was unwrapping it. By the time I looked down, she had it completely unfolded and was waving it around. I tried to act nonchalant and grab it quickly and shove it back in the bag, but the fish guy clearly saw it and was smirking. It was pretty embarrassing.
The other day in church Walsh was rubbing my back with his little hand while we were kneeling. And then in a split second he started pulling up my shirt where the ushers could see a little too much. Not as bad of experience as the maxi-pad, but I wasn’t happy about it.
They all do it – most of the time unintentionally. Our little darlings routinely embarrass their parents in public.
How have your little ones embarrassed you in public? Did anyone notice what was going on? What was your reaction?
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