MamaBlogger365 – Mommy Fail Moments by Kelli Stapleton
I remember distinctly being at the beach with my 10-month-old daughter. I was spreading out the blanket and organizing our little beach space when I looked up and saw her reaching for a very small, but definitely dead, fish. Now, let me remind you that at 10 months old, babies like to put things in their mouth. And by “things” I mean EVERYTHING. My daughter was no exception. I watched in horror as she grasped the fish and with lightening fast speed, had it in her mouth.
IN HER MOUTH!
I ran to her but she had already spit out the fish. That didn’t stop me from rinsing out her mouth with a bottle of water. Poor baby, it must have felt like water boarding but she had a DEAD FISH IN HER MOUTH!!
We are each unique, just like everyone else. So I figured I wasn’t the only mom to have a mommy fail moment. So I approached the mommy communities on my Facebook pages and posed the question: What was the worst thing you found in your baby’s mouth? Below is the list for your reading horror:
Pebbles from the beach
Wet, meaty cat food
Part of a pop-up book
Organic dog food
Silica gel pack
Placenta from a younger sibling’s home birth
Poo with straw/hay in it
Unknown animal poop from the park
Half of a slug
Large piece of confetti
Rectal thermometer after use
Entire tube of lip balm
Sick goldfish from a pond
One of mom’s “special” toys
Entire tube of lubricant
Already chewed gum
Toilet water-dipped Oreos
Half a cock roach
Hands…right after a dunk in an unflushed toilet
Gum from an unknown source
Please tune in for my next blog submission, the first Wednesday of August, where I share with you a list of the worst things found in a baby’s diaper…
Bio: Kelli Stapleton, BirthStoriesOnDemand.com | Proudly sharing birth stories to provide education and entertainment for everyone
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