I filled up the bathtub and added some bubble bath because it’s traditionally been a big hit.
But not today.
Today is the day you say goodbye to bubble baths.
Weird milestone, I know. I just thought all kids loved bubble baths – but I guess you’re already outgrowing them in favor of fancier shampoo and conditioner.
But, just when I’m sobbing over the quickness of your growing up and started writing this, things took a turn.
You’re now sitting in the empty bathtub with a handful of conditioner – the same amount you would use if your hair was still long but you are actively rocking a cute pixie cut. You won’t rinse the conditioner out because the water is too cold.
It’s too cold because I filled a bathtub for you with hot water, that you drained because “bubble baths are for little kids” and decided to take a shower, like a big kid, with no hot water because we used it all in filling the bathtub. While the water is lukewarm, you’ve decided it’s simply too cold for you to rinse your hair so you’re sobbing in the bathtub.
So, bubble baths are for little kids, ok. But coping skills are not programmed yet, so here we are.
Ah, you’re ready to rinse. I think. Let’s see how this plays out.