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the eric update - day 684: laying in the grass is fun, except when it touches your head, hands and toes.

sigh. i guess it comes with the territory of living with a toddler who was born too soon that when you see this sort of behavior your first thought is that it's symptomatic of a sensory integration disorder and not simply a result of prickly grass feeling funny on one's bare skin.

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5/20/2006 11:40:00 PM 3 comments


That's a great photo! I hate the feel of grass on my feet. I identify, Odin!

I was reading Blogging Baby today and was suprised to recognize Odin's picture accompaning an entry. Thought you might like to be made aware it's there.

Are you working with Blogging Baby? Or was this done without your permission? Just curious!

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 11:37 AM  

That is a great picture :)

My daughter freaks out when her hands touch the grass.. I never knew there was such a disorder for that. Now I am wondering if she might have that.. eek.

By Blogger Tonya, at 6:32 PM  

lisa: "Then I tune in to what I'm thinking and deliberately lower my shoulders down and away from my ears where they've been uncomfortably hunched for the last ten minutes."

oh, i know that feeling quite well :-)

mar: "Are you working with Blogging Baby? Or was this done without your permission?"

nope. not working with blogging baby and they didn't ask me to use the image ( and i didn't know about that particular post ), but i guess i'll let them slide since they did link back to the flickr site and they've been following along with odin's adventures since the beginning. thanks for the pointer!

tonya: "I never knew there was such a disorder for that. Now I am wondering if she might have that.. eek."

oops. sorry! f it helps, i think if she had an "tactile aversion" you'd probably have seen it in other ways.

By Blogger e3, at 7:34 PM  

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