- She wants to blog about it but can't on her own site (because her mother-in-law will read it and flip out) so she posts it here on MommyLand.
- Twenty three seconds after it gets posted here, her mother-in-law finds if and reads it.
- Her mother-in-law turns out to be awesomesauce with a side a gravy and about fifty times cooler than Mommy Shorts or Kate or Lydia.
- The baby makes her own statement about the dress that is both adorable and really, truly the perfect end to the story.
I'm not supposed to tell this story. In fact, I haven't breathed a word of it till now. It didn't happen to us, anyway. That would be embarrassing. No, it happened to another couple we know. Their names are Schilana and Schmike.
Then the time came for Schmike and Schilana to take the baby out for a stroll. To proudly pull up their Bugaboo next to all the other Bugaboos at the playground. But as they rolled the stroller outside, the front wheel started to squeak. Huh, they thought, we should look into that. A block later, they noticed that the baby was rolling to one side of the bassinet. They rolled her back. She rolled again. The bassinet appeared to be tilted. This was obviously of great concern. They quickly retreated back to their apartment.
In the end, they salvaged the frame and bought all new Bugaboo parts. The fabric had the perfect amount of tautness, the bassinet lay flat, the wheels handled with squeakless precision, and it looked just as perfect as the Bugaboos on the company website.
Grand total for the fake bugaboo plus the real bugaboo parts? $1000.
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