Mama Diaries

Saturday, February 25, 2012

The Big Secret

I was busy teaching a violin lesson, when my son came in to the room.  "Mama, I have a secret," he said.

"Dude, I'm trying to teach here.  Can your secret wait?'

"No.  Bend down and I'll tell you."

I bent down while he whispered his secret.  Except it was so quiet, I couldn't hear it.  "Dude, I can't hear you." I said.

He tried again.  Something about toilets.  A big hippopotamus in the toilet?  A pink elephant in the toilet?  I just couldn't tell.  "Okay," I said.  "That's nice.  Now Mommy has to teach."

He left the room, and I forgot about the secret.  Until my daughter came screaming out of the bathroom.

"Mom!  There's something in the toilet!"

Oh yeah.  The big hippopotamus.

I went to investigate.  It wasn't a hippopotamus.  But it probably smelled like one.   A shovel was required for its removal. 

How come nobody ever told me about this part of the mom job?  (Probably because it's a big secret!)  

7 comments:

  1. LOL first I've ever heard of shovelling things out of toilets.

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    1. You wouldn't believe the stuff I've had to shovel out of the toilet!

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  2. I've started to realise there's a LOT that nobody tells us about becoming parents!

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  3. Oh the things we are never told.... Too funny!

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