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Why Didn't Anybody Tell Me: Pinching

Why Didn't Anybody Tell Me: Pinching

If we turned our basement into a gym, my son would make a killing measuring people's body fat.

There'd be no need to invest in any fancy calipers or water tanks — he's got his own lil set of fingers ripe for the pinching.

To see what happens,


Those wandering digits can find a fleshy area of any body part — the obvious ones and those that I didn't think existed— on the ankles, knees and neck — when least expected.

Whether the pressed fingers strike when I'm in the grocery store line or on the telephone, it's enough to make a mother's eyes water.

Not to mention that his nails are like lil razor blades no matter how many times I trim them. I imagine he sharpens them while the rest of us sleep.

Have you fallen victim to the finger pad grab?

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sofi sofi 9 years
Thank goodness, no! Neither of my kids picked up this habit and I would be so annoyed if one of their friends did it.
pinkerbell03 pinkerbell03 9 years
A little boy I used to baby-sit would do this, his nails were super sharp! So instead of clipping them, I'd file them down a bit, and they would lose the razor blade ability. Good luck with that, it hurts!!
stina829 stina829 9 years
Yup, my son is only 6 months and he's mastered the art of pinching. :p
Annika2494003 Annika2494003 9 years
what a darling picture!
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