Two Babies in Diapers, Oh My! #MomTrust

It's getting really close to my new little one being here already, nine weeks! I'm very excited and nervous at the same time. I keep remembering memories about when both my eight and seven year old were babies and how fast the time flew by.

It's been so long since we've had a newborn in the house, I'm remembering now what it was like and all the work and energy it took out of me.  Looking back on how my first experience as a mom was to when I had my second child, I thought I would be a pro with my son. Although I did have some things down when my son was born, the diaper situation was  not one of them. There is a big difference when it comes to changing little girls verses little boys.

My two oldest are 23 months apart. We tried potty training our little girl once I found out I was pregnant so that we wouldn't have two babies in diapers, but honestly, you can't force a child before they're ready. So I was a mom that had two little ones in diapers at the same time. Although it only lasted a couple months before my daughter was potty trained, it still was a lot of work and very expensive having two little ones in diapers.

I would say changing diapers was my least favorite thing to do. My daughter was about six months when we were out in the mall shopping. I went into the ladies restroom to change her diaper. There was a long line, so when I got in there to finally change her, I was rushing trying to get in and out. Well I must have put her diaper on with half of her cheek hanging out because by the time we left the mall and got home I could smell what she had let out. I didn't think anything of it until I picked her up out of her car seat and felt her bum wet through her pants and looked down and saw the entire car seat wet as well. A smelly gross experience I will never forget, I had to hurry up and get her in the bath. Once she was all cleaned it was time to scrub out the car seat. Two scrubs later, the smell didn't seem as bad, but was still there a little. It took letting it air out over night for the smell to completely leave, the same with the aroma in my car. Leaving the windows down for a few hours did the trick.

I'll never rush when changing my child again. 

Now, what I learned from my daughter I thought I could apply with my son. You can only do that to a certain extent. Everyone warned me about boys when changing their diapers. Did I listen, of course not, lol. Well it took me a few diaper changes before I got that I need to hurry up, wipe and cover his private part or I would end up with pee on my face or clothes. Luckily with my son, this was the worst that happened. Nothing like what happened with my daughter.

Although changing diapers is my least favorite thing to do, I am excited to have a new experience with my little girl once she's here. Not only will I have two awesome little helpers to help me, but I'll get tons of new memories I'll be able to share. I'm sure a few of them will be about changing diapers.

We all have different experiences when it comes to babies, especially diaper stories, what's some of yours?
Disclosure: I receive special perks as a part of my affiliation with the Playtex Mom Trust program. The opinions on this blog are my own.


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