- Life As Mom - http://lifeasmom.com -

Time for Mom: Pamper Your Feet!

Posted By Jessica Fisher On September 13, 2008 @ 5:35 pm In Time for Mom | 4 Comments

[4]One of the things that I really enjoyed about my sister’s stay in Kansas City was the pedicure she gave me. In fact, she hadn’t been off the plane for more than a few hours before she had my feet in her capable hands. (Did I mention that she is a manicurist? That ranks right up there with having a mechanic or doctor in the family, don’t ya think?)

Anyway, as she describes it, that day I looked like death. I had terrible nausea and hadn’t eaten much more than saltines and chicken broth. And yes, there was a fair degree of anxiety in my heart over when labor would start, etc. So, what a blessing for her to pamper me with a pedicure. There’s something so relaxing about having your feet massaged!

Jamie is also super creative. Not only did she take care of the basics: nails, soaking, cuticles, massage, but she also painted my toes bright pink with white polka dots, in honor of the newest FishChick.

It was great a few days later, just minutes after baby was born, to comment to the nurses, “Hey, have you seen my toes?” They were impressed. One even said, “Yes, a mechanic, a doctor, and a manicurist — that’s what you train your children to be.”

If you don’t have a manicurist for a sister, you can still get yourself some fun feet. Check out your nearest day spa or beauty salon and ask how much for a pedicure.

Or do it yourself or with a friend. Go here for directions on how to do a pedicure at home. [5]

Article printed from Life As Mom: http://lifeasmom.com

URL to article: http://lifeasmom.com/2008/09/time-for-mom-pamper-your-feet.html

URLs in this post:

[1] RSS feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/lifeasmom/oGdA

[2] free updates via email: http://feedburner.google.com/fb/a/mailverify?uri=lifeasmom/oGdA

[3] my free seasonal newsletter: http://eepurl.com/q47Vb

[4] Image: http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_89L9ZoBsR08/SMvHbhLGdRI/AAAAAAAACMM/4bp8uj4JBwA/s1600-h/2008+September+140.jpg

[5] a pedicure at home.: http://www.essortment.com/all/homepedicure_rsax.htm

Copyright © 2011 Life As Mom. All rights reserved.