One thing that amazes me about my wife is how many wipes she uses to clean up our 2 year old. I swear she can do the job in one, maybe two wipes. I tend to do the job in eight to ten. I don’t know how she does it. She uses every square inch of that thing, and I go through them like they’re candy. In fact I go through so many baby wipes I should get them dropped off on my driveway the way people do topsoil or mulch.
I use baby wipes for everything. They are one of the world’s great inventions. In fact, when it comes to the importance of inventions, I put it somewhere behind fire and radio but ahead of the wheel and wifi. I don’t know what I would do without baby wipes. I love them so much I was bummed (no pun intended) when my eldest boy became potty trained. I’ll take it even one step further, I use them for stuff that have nothing to do with their original purpose.
Sure they are great for cleaning up sticky hands and faces but…I also use them for
-cleaning the interior of the car
-wiping the kitchen floors
-wiping shopping carts
-getting crayon off the walls
-getting small stains off clothing
-cleaning the computer tablet
-cleaning off the cat’s paws
I know there are other proper tools to help with cleaning stuff around the house but pulling out a pre-moistened towelette is about as good as it gets. I know this baby wipe thing sounds pathetic, but I don’t get out much. I’ve got two kids and I wake up at 3am.
As I write this I can’t believe where it’s heading. Yep, this entire blog is about baby wipes. Heck, I’ll take it even further; we even use an old plastic baby wipe container and use it for storing the kids medicine. I feel like Ed Begley Jr over here, minus the whole baby wipe instead of reusable cloth thing.
I’ll wrap this up by going back to where it all started; how is it possible for my wife to use one wipe to clean our lil’ guy, yet uses 3 towels getting out of the shower?…how does that work?