First Aid Kit in Diaper Bag... Today

My husband and I are musicians. And we’re parents. When we are onstage, we do our best to really be ON stage. But all our “backstage” experiences with our son (our little frog) deeply affect who we are as people, thus musicians. Recent insights: 

My son had his first major boo boo this past weekend. He was horsing around with a stroller, took a bad tumble on a driveway, and ended up with a bad gash on his forehead, a split lip, and scrapes/scabs around his nose.

Fortunately, we were staying with a doctor who swooped in and calmly cleaned and pulled the cut together, assuring us he would not need stitches. In just moments, it all went from looking like a freshly birthed placenta on top of a tiny forehead to a kid with a simple bandage:

Lessons learned:
Biggest take away: bandaids, ointment, medical tape, dye-free benadryl, and fever reducer are going in the diaper bag from now on.