This is my little Miss Priss. She's 14 months old. So dainty and afraid of dirt. It's serious. I caught her cleaning the tv remote this morning with a clorox wipe. Surely she didn't learn her neurotic behavior from us....no, definitely not! ;) Because we recently returned from the beach and she had a few subsequent meltdowns when coming in contact with anything resembling sand, the psychology graduate in me thought I'd try to battle her fear by slowly exposing her to a mess. A finger painting, banana flavored yogurt mess. I got a few dirty looks along the way, but once she got a taste of the paint, I think she kind of, sort of liked it.
And apparently it worked. Today she stuck her finger in her applesauce, then smeared it all over my face.