Skip to main content

The Convenient Pooper

Anyone else have one of these? A "convenient pooper"?

This boy:


Is the master (and a superhero).

Time to clean up? "I've gotta poop!"

Time to go to bed? "I've gotta poop!"


Time to eat supper? Yup, you've got it, "I've gotta poop!"

Now...this girl has started in too.


Seems that she hates shopping (seriously? I'm not sure she's mine! I think I need a "maternity" test. Hate shopping? Why I never...)

When we're out and about...and she is in her stroller...if she's not: A. Screaming at the top of her lungs...she's B. Saying "Poopy? Poopy?"

And dagnabit! When you've gotta freshly potty trained little one...you've just gotta take their word.

Well...NO MORE!! I'm on to you, you little poopy liar.

No more believing for one little second that you indeed need to "poopy"...I know...oh, yes, I know (insert sarcastic, knowing laugh here)...that you just wanna be sprung from your stroller confines!

HA! I'm on to you, little missy!

And as for you, Little A...well, gosh. I guess there's not much I can do 'bout YOU, since, indeed...you do perform when you say you need to.

You just need to work on your timing, my dear.


Comments

  1. Went through the same thing with my daughter! She has tells though that give her away. So I eventually figured it out.

    ReplyDelete
  2. I've got a pee'r..When we ask Ethan to do stuff..it's I gotta pee! Yeah, whatever kid..I used to do the same thing!

    Happy New Year Mama!

    ReplyDelete
  3. My daughter had a infatuation with bathrooms. She ahd her favorite ones to hit when we were out shopping. We would be driving down the street and she would start yelling potty potty. I am with you when you have one newly trained you don't hesitate you pull over and let them potty. I finally realized(I was a little slow on the uptake) she jsut wanted to see the bathrooms. I stopped throwing the car in park and running to the bathroom. Her last hurrah so to speak was when we went ti visit family in Colorado adn we took the greyhound. She was 6. she spent almost all of her time in the bathroom in the back. She was totally amazed they had a bathroom on that bus.
    I think I got carried away. Why can't I think of these stories when I am writing my blog.
    Happy New Year.

    ReplyDelete
  4. My son used to be like that. But it used to take him FOREVER to go. He'd routinely say, "I have to go poop...sorry". Poor kid.

    ReplyDelete
  5. Isabelle's the opposite. "Do you need to poop?" "NOOOO!!!!!!"

    As she squirms and screws her face up to try to hold it in.

    ReplyDelete
  6. New expression for 2010 for @imaginaryfriends - POOPY LIAR!

    ReplyDelete
  7. Bahahaha, YES I have one of those!! So convenient I tell you. Love "Poopy Liar"! :)

    ReplyDelete
  8. LOL!!! I know that the one time you ignore the princess...is when she'll go in her draws!! Then your shopping trip will REALLY be over with ~ or it might just take on a difference purpose (finding new draws!)! LOL!

    ~WM

    ReplyDelete
  9. Boo, bed time EVERY NIGHT like clockwork. Drives me up the wall.

    ReplyDelete
  10. I have one of these too. Every time he is supposed to be doing something (school, chores etc), he has to use the bathroom. It never fails..

    ReplyDelete
  11. My middle child would poop every time I went to the YMCA. Never fails, halfway through my workout I would get called down to the childcare to change a poopy. She just wanted us to leave, she always had pooped but come on. She is the one here who conveniently needs the bathroom when it is time to clear the table etc too.

    ReplyDelete
  12. My son always has to go to the bathroon when it's time for him to do anything chore related. lol

    My one year old, thinks that bathtime is time to go poo. EVERYTIME she is in the tub she goes poo lately! UGH.

    ReplyDelete
  13. That is too funny! Oh the joys of potty training... I am so not sure I want to go on that journey any time soon... she may be 5 in diapers but it wont ruin my shopping ;)

    ReplyDelete
  14. I have a freshly potty trained one who does the same thing... when it's bedtime, when she's in timeout, when she wants attention, etc...

    ReplyDelete
  15. oh my heck this is hilarious! Oh and those Uggs where uber cute!

    ReplyDelete
  16. Hahaha! I don't have one of those right now, but I was one of those as a kid. My favorite time was nap time and anytime we were supposed to be cleaning up toys. I remember just sitting in the bathroom for as long as I could to delay something I didn't want to do.

    It took my mom a little while to figure out what I was doing and it drove my older sister nuts because she knew what I was doing and had to clean up by herself. Kids...

    ReplyDelete
  17. Emmett totally does that at bed time. But when a guys gotta go he's gotta go! Or maybe not!

    ReplyDelete
  18. Laughing my butt off. I thought I was just being a terrible mommy for thinking my son was "pooping on purpose"! Glad to know he's not the only one!

    ReplyDelete
  19. That is hilarious! My SIL has FOUR convenient poopers. Before Caleb was potty trained I would always laugh when she'd say to her boys "no pooping until the (insert any chore here) are done"....but now I fully understand it as I too have a convenient pooper!

    ReplyDelete
  20. Opulently I to but I dream the collection should acquire more info then it has.

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

I love comments! And, I welcome your thoughts that aren't in agreement with mine...as long as they are respectful!

Most Popular Posts

Coming soon...

Come here looking for the tutorial? It can be found here: Halo Braid Tutorial! Let me know how it goes!
I had something in mind to try on Baby Girl's hair the other day...my best bud, Dr. J, did something similar to it on Belle once, and I was trying to replicate it.
Instead, I got this:

Isn't it pretty?! It didn't take nearly as long as it looks and isn't nearly as intricate as it looks!
Vlog tutorial coming soon...(for those of you waiting, I'm sorry it's taking me so long!)

Halo Braid Tutorial!

How appropriate, "halo braid", no?! ;) Finally, I have this ready for you...I apologize for the delay!
This braid looks intricate, but is really quite easy and quick to pull off...the original video (prior to the warp speed braiding...watch the video to see what I mean) was just a bit over 8 minutes long...not too shabby!
So, here you go...right in time for you to try it out on your little girl for Easter!


Crock-Pot Fajitas

You!
Yes, YOU!!
You must stop whatevertheheck it is that you are doing, and make this recipe. Right now.
Tonight.
Well...wait. You should probably finish reading this post first...you know...so you know how to make it...
But then...STOP! STOP everything, make this, and thank me later!
Oh, hold it...wait just a sec (again)...actually, I got this recipe from Melissa...yes, the Melissa of this story!
And this story...which, well...is the same story, just told two different ways! ;)
So, you can thank her...I guess.
Well, in any event...prepare your tastebuds to be tantalized!
You'll need this:
And, this:

You'll also need chicken breasts or steak, but since photographing your "main ingredient" is, like, soooo passe, I've left it out. (Ahem...)
Just keepin' up with the times, friend.
So...slice up those peppers and onions into cute little strips...
And...try your best to not slice up the little fingers that are sneaking away pepper strips...
(Lemme just interject here...sorry for …