I debated on blogging about this and then figured with all the seriousness going on around The Edge....this might lighten things up a bit.
There are things in life you never want to do. You know the type of things that you can die having never done and be perfectly okay about it?
We had one of those moments yesterday.
You never EVER want to give The Boy a suppository.
Poor soul has been having him some pooping issues this week. I'm thinking I don't need to put cheese on the grocery list this go round and see if that helps out a little bit.
I called The Man at work yesterday and asked him to swing by the drugstore and grab some suppositories as our son needed some help. I told him this on the phone as I watched my child almost burst a blood vessel on the potty. I had visions of a 4 year old having a stroke from all the straining he was doing.
Paige got me a hospital glove (we...uh...have a few laying around here....) and we proceeded to tell The Boy what was going to happen.
I am so glad my son does not know profane words.
Well, talking it over first wasn't working. I'm all about action. Get it over and done with. Apologize later.
Let's just say that it took four tries, 3 gloves, and a lot of sweat.
The Man had sweat on his brow and a scratch down his arm. I was wearing elastic waist work out pants and they were pulled halfway to my knees. We were both breathing hard and trying to talk over the enraged screams of one highly pissed 4 year old.
Did I mention I'm glad my son does not know any profane words?
I looked at The Man and said, "Yeah, this is one part of parenting they don't tell you about."
You bring home that sweet baby as a new parent and you see sweetness and goodness and bottles. Uh huh. If only we could see into the future and see the WWF smackdown with a constipated pre-schooler.
We did have success. (Did you doubt us?)
I made the comment later: "Yeah, good thing we got that baby in therapy....this just tacked on another year or two."
I will also not fear for my child's safety should he ever end up in jail. I have never in my life seen a set of butt cheeks so tight.
We may have a lot of things going on right now overall at The Edge, but reality and life still happens. It's keeps things in perspective.