Perfect Moment Monday: Rubbed the right way

December 26, 2010

in Perfect Moment

I usually go to the hair salon while the kids are in school. Ninety minutes is too long for two kids to entertain themselves and stay out of people’s hair.


But for holiday break, Tessa wanted me to bring her along. After all, her birth mom, Crystal, is my stylist. Reed joined us despite my efforts to find a boy house for him to play at.

Crystal examined my scalp and said, “Tessa! See these gray thingies here ? I can see your name on them!” She then explained that her mom had white hairs with HER name on them. “It’s genetic,” we laughed.

Crystal got busy turning me all chestnutty. Tis the season, you know, open fire and all.

Crystal was masterful at  keeping the kids busy whenever they started to get antsy. They swept hair, fetched clips and towels, tidied magazine racks.

The perfect moment came toward the end at the shampoo sink. While Crystal massaged my scalp, she told the kids to get themselves a drop of lotion over there. They both did, and Crystal instructed them to each grab one of my hands and massage it.

Have you ever had the pleasure of having both hands and your head kneaded simultaneously by people you adore?

Relaxingly, lovingly perfect.


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{ 16 comments… read them below or add one }

Denise December 26, 2010 at 8:10 pm

Sounds completely perfect!


Tonya December 26, 2010 at 8:12 pm

That sounds like heaven!! Lucky you!


Kristin December 26, 2010 at 8:32 pm

Oh that sounds perfectly heavenly! Nice.


luna December 26, 2010 at 8:50 pm

that does indeed sounds heavenly. and kudos to crystal for keeping them busy in the best way!


Ratna December 26, 2010 at 9:02 pm

How nice!!


Melissa @ Full Circle December 27, 2010 at 6:03 am

Ooooohhhh.. Heaven! Crystal is BRILLIANT!


Calliope December 27, 2010 at 9:59 am

hmmmmmmmm……that sounds nice!


RobinJP December 27, 2010 at 11:35 am

Oh, my. That sounds like heaven. What an awesome birth mom/stylist/friend. Great story.


a December 27, 2010 at 11:57 am

That does sound lovely!


liz December 27, 2010 at 2:17 pm

Crystal sounds like a circus master! Running multiple rings of performances at once!

She’s a talented lady.


Erica December 27, 2010 at 3:23 pm

they wouldn’t even have to adore me. :)


JJ December 27, 2010 at 8:38 pm

Having my head massaged is absolutely in my top three favorite things EVER. Sounds soooooo nice!


Quiet Dreams December 27, 2010 at 9:30 pm

Sounds amazing!


Kir December 28, 2010 at 12:59 pm

MERRRRRRYYYY CHRISTMAS to you…that sounds wonderful. :)


Jamie January 1, 2011 at 9:40 am

Oooooh – having my hair washed while my hands are massaged? Sounds divine!!


marcy January 2, 2011 at 11:39 am

sounds divine! I am more relaxed just reading about it. LOL


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