I think Sandra Boynton is a genius, and this extends past her clever books to her music. These CDs make great gifts for the 99 and under crowd. My post title refers to the Belly Button (Round) which you can hear here (6th one down).
If you notice, Mary’s hair is slowly filling in. In 10 1/2 years of going to pediatricians, both civilian and military, I’ve mostly felt like just another anonymous face. Except for times of crisis (starving baby), I rarely feel there is the slightest flicker of recognition from doctors, nurses and staffers who have seen hundreds of other families in the intervening months from one well baby check up to the next.
When I took Mary in last week for her ear infection, the nurse exclaimed, “Oh! I barely recognized her! She has so much more hair now!” I wanted to hug her. Mary is such a cutie, it’s easy to see why someone would remember her. Or possibly, the trail of siblings following behind served to jog her memory…