Wednesday, July 26, 2006

Oh, Shit!

So my darling Lucy is usually good for a 2- 3-hour nap each day. Imagine my surprise when I heard her today 50 short minutes after putting her down for a nap. Shock! Horror!

I listened to her delighted babblings for a while and knew she was chatting with her babies. I was cautiously optimistic that she might doze off again... and then I heard it... "Mama... I pooped."

So, clearly she wasn't going back to sleep. Shucks. I open the door and there's my girl reaching out to me. Is there a better sight in the entire world as this beautiful child reaching out to me? Wait... what's that she's holding? "Look Mama, I pooped." Oh, yes. She handed me poop. A little shit from my little shit. Her diaper was folded- clean and neat in the corner. When I lifted it up thinking it might be full of poop she laughed and told me that her buty (translation- pacifier) was in there... sure enough, it was. So, in summary: diaper- clean and folded in the corner, poop- on the hands, on the belly, all over the crib, the sheet, the dress, the 4 stuffies, 2 pillows, 2 blankets she insists upon sleeping with each night, and... on the *gag* face.

Today’s lesson- Lucy is still fascinated by her ability to remove her diaper. This means that even though she fell asleep in the car and you're worried she might not fall back to sleep if you take the time to throw some shorts on under her dress, you hafta take that risk. It just doesn't matter that you were up with her for x hours during the night and the idea of "quiet time" is as appealing to you as crack is to a junkie. You hafta take that risk.

Oh, shit.

Megin's got a new home now. She's snapping and writing about it at Through Meg's Lens. Swing by, won't you?


Anonymous said...

Cute. As they say, "Shit happens." Potty training ought to be pretty interesting.

Michelle said...

That is TOO, TOO funny! I don't even want to know how you get poop outta stuffies!

Michelle said...

Oops, I fogot to answer your question. My first tri is October 1. :)

Wes said...

LOL. I remember the days. Now I luv children even more, cause they belong to someone else!!

Ginger Breadman said...

Hi - I wandered to your blog today from somewhere - I'm not sure where. I thoroughly enjoyed reading some of your posts, and this one completely made my day - hilarious.