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This post was written by Parentables contributor Marla Garfield.
Wearing a bathing suit in public is worse than cleaning explosive diarrhea.
There are several things you have to do, just by virtue of being a parent, that are mortifying and revolting but are rites of passage:
Wiping away poop that has crawled up your baby's back
Digging into your baby's nose for crusty snot
Inspecting your baby's butt crack for rashes
Rinsing your baby's drool and/or vomit out of your own mouth
I'd like to take this opportunity to add to the list: taking your baby to the pool.
This is how smart I am: I signed up The Heir for swim class. In New York. In winter. Which means that not only do I pluck my child out of water and then transfer him outside into the brutal tundra of ... Brooklyn, I have to put on a bathing suit during prime hibernation season. Take that, Mensa!
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