Is there any mother alive who enjoys clipping baby fingernails? They are so tiny and if you clip your baby’s skin even once it’s enough to break your heart. Once their fingers get big enough to actually see, they are so squirmy and wiggly you are still terrified of cutting them.
So here is the dealio, I keep a pair of baby fingernail clippers in my car, and clip my baby’s fingernails (usually in the Wal-Mart parking lot) after Sadie falls asleep in the car. But you can do it in your driveway, at your Momma’s house or wherever you happen to end up with your baby asleep in a 5-point harness. Also, you have the added bonus of natural light to aid you in this process.
(I realize generations of mothers have bitten their babies fingernails, but I’ve never been smart enough to figure out how to do this…)
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