Friday, 4 November 2016

Few things I learned about diapering babies

My son is 2 now but he is not yet potty trained. He even gives false alarms for peeing so in his crèche he remains in diapers. It's been one and half years since I am buying/ordering diapers. And I am in love with the person who came with the idea of diapers. These little, nearly cloth type pieces have made parents' life so easy and I now hardly find anyone who doesn't use diapers for her babies. With each diaper I changed ever in my life, I learned a lesson. It's no less than mastering any skill which gets perfection after each attempt. These are few funny, ridiculous, possibly useful, and hilarious things I learned about diapering my son:
1. If you want to dress your baby in his nicest and most expensive outfit, never forget to make them wear diapers. The probability of blow-out is more in the case of new outfit.
2. Be careful if you baby is relating to cartoon characters printed over diapers. If you change the brand you may have to face a denial of wearing them from your baby
3. Don't make your baby wear his/her diaper until the last moment if you are going for a party. Babies can sense than mumma is now doing makeup and the same moment they make you change them.
4. If your toddler is standing very still and is quiet, he/she is probably pooping.
5. If your toddler is hiding in a corner, he/she is probably pooping with thinking something.
6. If your baby has a weird smile or making a strange face, they are for sure pooping.
7. If you are at your relative's place and you found people sniffing the air subtly, you should probably check your baby’s diaper.
8. Always ask before you put a poo-diaper in the garbage at someone else’s house.
9. Never go for a car ride or road trip without an extra pair of clothes for yourself. For baby you anyway carry them but you can't enjoy the trip in wet/soiled cloths.
10. When you start per-ordering diapers, you should know that your mind has accepted that they are simply a boon and you can’t miss ordering them.
11. Most of the times babies poo in fresh diapers.
12. When you are changing your newborn, you feel poo in a diaper is better. But when you start changing your toddler, you feel poo in any diaper is yuck, no matter how expensive the diaper is.
13. Be cautious when changing your baby boy. It goes far.
14. Someday you may face a diaper situation when you feel gross and you wouldn't even know where to begin cleaning. But take a deep breath and concentrate on the smallest area. You will eventually get it all clean.
15. If your toddler has understood potty-training quickly, it’s not because you are awesome at it, you are really lucky.
I am still waiting for the time when I would stop ordering extra stock of diapers. But I think I'll miss them. Diapers are really best friends for mothers. Are not they?

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