Not familiar with the term "foot beard"? Neither was I until I had a conversation with my nearly 5 year old daughter yesterday. Let me just frame this one for you. My daughter sees my husband shave his beard every morning. Her only experience with shaving really is daddy shaving his beard. ‘Kay…got it?
Then yesterday I decided to have a late afternoon tub to warm up from my freezing walk to and from the school yard…plus, I desperately needed to shave my legs. After all, I have a Holiday Party this weekend! Anyhoo, my daughter decided to come in and chat with me while I was soaking.
daughter: What are you doing?
daughter: But you’re not a boy?
me: Nope. But most women shave their legs.
me: Umm…I’m not really sure. Because I guess we decided that it was prettier or something silly like that.
daughter: Yah. Nobody wants to have a Foot Beard. That’s ugly! So, keep shaving it off Mommy.
Couldn’t you just DIE laughing?! A Foot Beard!! For one thing, it would be a Leg Beard but all I could picture was this hairy, hobbit foot. Oh man. I’m still laughing about it.