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The Adventures of a New Mother

We all have had our moments with our children.... Especially the messy moments... The 
diapers so full of poo that it is almost gooshing out... Yea gross I know, especially if you are 
a first time mother.... These experiences are one of many more to come... To my surprise 
this morning as I was playing on the computer (myspace) Paying no mind to my 7 almost 8 
month old son Trevor playing quietly in the living room. Thinking all was good and clear... 
Thought I had absolutely baby proofed everything.... All the sudden I heard a cry and I didnt 
see my son hiding behind his bouncer in the corner... Niave me so so niave thinking he is 
just stuck and is fussing because he cannot figure out how to get out of the corner.... (Don't I 
wish).... As I peer around the corner there sits my son with two big fists full of dog poo... 
Covered from head to toe and luckly if you want to call it luck it might have just been the 
smell that convinced my son not to put his hands in his mouth... I just stood there looking in
amazment how did I miss that, OMG look at my son, OMG is that my son.......? So i run over 
pick him up under his arms holding him out before he can get a hold of more than he already 
has... My hands are full I bang my head against my Mom's bedroom door telling her to come 
help... She comes out and just laughs ( Thanx mom) after having her moment of hurmor we 
put him in the tub clothes, diaper and all and just start wiping off all the poo... Me half gaging 
my son just sits there playing so innocently... After cleaning off the poo we strip him down 
and stick him in the sink run clean water with LOTS of bubbles.... I mean LOTS! I had to get 
rid of the smell... Soaking the rag in Johnson & Johnson baby soap I start to clean my son... 
He just looks up at me with those big beautiful blue Trevor eyes and smiles....

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  1. Date: 11/3/2009 1:38:00 PM
    Interesting adventure, full of the dashing and unexpected. I've yet to cross into fatherhood but when I do, I imagine I will try so very hard to stay in control only to realize how unbelievably futile it really is. In the end a little luck really is necessary, we can't be everywhere at once with 10 eyes on the infant at all times. Sooner or later, the poo gets us all:)

  1. Date: 7/16/2009 7:08:00 AM
    Brilliant description Ashley, very well put together... always a surprise isn't it, the things kids manage to do

  1. Date: 7/8/2009 8:58:00 PM
    This Made Me Laugh. =) my brothers name is trevor. their a handfull, so keep your eyes open, and good luck .

  1. Date: 7/6/2009 12:08:00 AM
    thanks for your kind comments on my poem Love or lust, it is ahrd to find the right one, but they always come, I have a wonderful husband, but even I have had that experience of been taken for granted and used as a convinence, treated more like a mum, but my Josh makes us for all that, he gives me so much more, and I thank God for that, God bless you and your little boy from diane

  1. Date: 7/5/2009 12:06:00 PM
    aww happy days my friend happy days, when my first som was born I had a fright too because know one told me when the baby passes the first poo that it would be black like tar, I was so panicked and shouted for the nurse, and theye xplained about the mucus and it is always black at first, and may I let you know if your baby gets colic ( trapped wind) or upset stomache the poo will turn green, I know as I have had 4 kids so knew eeverything about baby poops LOL God bless you from diane