Annalise has some fancy rolls of tape, each with a different design or picture on them. It is really a nice addition to the mounds of oh-so-adorable paper/glitter glue/tape creations. A mom just can’t get enough of those, you know. The fancy tape also comes in handy when hanging, say, artwork you’ve created just especially for your doggy’s kennel decor. “So she has something pretty to look at while she’s locked up.” How very thoughtful, wouldn’t you say? I’m sure the hours locked in the box are worth it, now that she has beautiful drawings to
One of Annalise’s tape rolls doubles as a “Caution” sticker. It reads: CAUTION HOT!
After asking her dad what it said, she realized how useful this tape could be. So, she began sticking it in appropriate places as a clear warning to all.
The oven door:
My curling iron:
Before taping up her warnings, Annalise was curious about the message. “Daddy, what does ‘Caution Hot’ actually mean?”
Matt explained it was like a warning that something was hot, so people won’t get burned.
“So, what’s hot?” she wondered out loud.
His reply, “Well, whatever you put the tape on.”
And so with a look of panic, she quickly ripped her “Caution Hot” tape off her finger.
And also… this:
Yeah. I couldn’t believe it either. Not sure I’m ready for this.
But, for those especially bad hair days, or when you have a massive zit in the middle of your forehead, or when you feel like crying because your “baby” is looking like she’s just aged a few years just because her hair got shorter and now it’s time to register her for kindergarten, or all of the above, that fancy tape can really come in handy…