Sunday, August 04, 2013

The 5pm bowel movement

My husband and I are both home with our kids during the summer vacation. When the kids were babies, I often felt that although we were both home, the child-minding duties were inequally distributed. I sometimes felt I was shouldering more diaper-changes and bed-time rituals.

Today, just before supper, my son announced that Amelia had had a poop. In the very instant that I heard those words, I felt relief. Thank GOODNESS, I said to myself, she hasn't had one all day!

And out of my husband's mouth came these words, "AMELIA! That's the FOURTH ONE TODAY!"

I smiled to myself.
We've come so far.

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