Let the bath-time battle begin!
Millions of children around the world take baths every day. Many of them dont want to at first but once they get into their Australian bogey hole, Colombian mud volcano, or Nepalese hot spring, they dont want to get out!
I wasnt surprised to learn that any kid, no matter where theyre from, doesnt want to take a bath but also dont want to get out. Its just a fact of life.
Besides learning about bathing habits from different countries, you also learn how to say yes and no in several different languages.
Personally, I prefer a shower to a bath. Unless its a bath in one of those tubs with the jacuzzi jets. If you use just the right amount of bubble bath soap you get a thick layer of bubbles that keeps the heat from escaping. Its no fun to sit in a bath without bubbles, youre basically just sitting in a pool of your own filth.
And as a bonus, here is one of my favorite Calvin & Hobbes comics where Calvin complains about taking a bath.
This weeks Weird but True Fact about Bathing
Bathing was once considered bad for your health.