My thinking is, just because they are boys, why should they not enjoy a little bubble in their bath? Sure, in 20 years, if they tell me they still take bubble baths, I might blink an extra blink, but then I'll shrug my shoulders and say, "Good for you." Because really, who cares? And if one does care, why? What is there to care about? That's right, nothing. Whether young or old, if throwing a little bubble bath in the tub makes someone happy, then they should go ahead and do it. Besides, there are so many ways that I deprive my kids of joy with my rule-enforcing and boundary-setting that I might as well make up for it in this small way.
By the way, I also bought a pack of pink princess Pull-Ups for one son to wear at night. Why? They were on clearance (50% off!!) and I had a coupon, to boot. I love those deals; I got a $12 pack of Pull-Ups for a few bucks! He only wore them at night and no one saw them anyway. But the bottom line is, I just don't care. I have far more important things to care about than what color a Pull-Up is that he's just going to pee in, like how much longer I can ignore my kids and write for, and why the pants are always pulled down on their stuffed Mickey Mouse. Always. No matter how often I pull them back up, one of the boys always pulls them down. And I have no idea why.
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