Behind the Scenes

Behind every photo of a healthy meal, cute outfit, or interesting new book on this blog, there is less-edited real life.

And last night, it looked like me changing a diaper in the middle of the living room floor, with dinner half-way made, groceries sitting on the kitchen floor, and Ella running around me in circles shrieking, “I LOVE POOPY-NESS! AREN’T YOU SO HAPPY THAT SHE IS POOPY?”

Yes, yes, I am.

(Probably should have saved this excellent motherhood-type post for Disney Baby, since I’m certain this is the kind of heartwarming moment they wish to feature on their site, no?).

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  • Reply Karen January 18, 2013 at 1:14 pm

    Your description of Ella gave me a good chuckle. Both her and Christopher's antics this past week, have brought back many memories of similar moments over the years, and an appreciation of the many humorous things (at least in retrospect) that occur daily and keep life interesting. Thanks for sharing a bit of real life.

  • Reply preethi January 18, 2013 at 1:25 pm

    Goodness me, this makes me laugh.

  • Reply preethi January 18, 2013 at 1:39 pm

    Goodness me, this makes me laugh.

  • Reply Heather January 18, 2013 at 2:02 pm

    I have decided that one of my greatest fears is having a second baby. I can barely handle the one I have!

  • Reply Janelle January 18, 2013 at 2:53 pm

    I love it! The things two-year-olds say. And I'm sure her excitement was genuine, too, which makes it even better.

  • Reply Carly January 18, 2013 at 3:17 pm

    And that, in a nutshell, is my life pretty much all day everyday. It's a fun little club to belong to :).

  • Reply Erica January 18, 2013 at 3:21 pm

    hahaha! Ella is the funniest!

  • Reply ct January 18, 2013 at 3:48 pm

    Keeping it real! Love it!

  • Reply Kayla @ Freckles in April January 18, 2013 at 4:39 pm

    I get regular updates and running commentary on what is going on in the bathroom with my boys. When they finish, I'm expected to high-five them and be SUPER EXCITED that they went poop. Yaaaay.

  • Reply Creole Wisdom January 18, 2013 at 4:48 pm

    Hilarious! I am glad, too. Everyone needs to go to the bathroom to be healthy! 🙂

  • Reply Rhi January 18, 2013 at 4:53 pm

    She is fantastic.

  • Reply Ralphie January 18, 2013 at 6:40 pm

    I've just decided to embrace poop and think that it is so FUNNY and FASCINATING! Because we are obviously not getting over it, any time soon.

  • Reply Merrick January 19, 2013 at 12:16 am

    Ha! That girl is so hilarious.

  • Reply BrittWilk January 19, 2013 at 5:54 am

    no pooping = mad baby. ask van when he was ani's age. so yes, you are glad she's poopy!!

  • Reply Amber January 21, 2013 at 3:31 am

    Ha! I love behind the scenes. It's nice to know your human 🙂

  • Reply Becca January 21, 2013 at 9:01 pm

    Haha I love this. LOVE this. I can't wait to meet that toddler of yours someday.

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