Because Sometimes Poop is Just Dang Funny.

Being a mom, you just kind of have to have a sense of humor about poop.

Because really there is nothing funny about the never-ending messy diapers, the explosions, the smell, finding nasty brown messes in mysterious and well-hidden (or almost as bad: not-so-well-hidden locations). But if you don't laugh, you cry...or puke, right?

But maybe poop can be funny. Just look at what it takes to keep a bunch of Scouts interested at day camp.

Or how about my favorite baby shower game?

Have you ever played this game at a baby shower? The game involves passing around diapers full of "poop" and guessing what's really in the diaper. Have you ever watched a room full of "ladies" examining and sniffing "poopy" diapers? Now, you can't tell me that that's not funny.

Can you guess what the "poop" is here? No smelling or touching allowed! (Hint: All four "specimens" are fairly common candy bars). How about we make a little contest out of it, eh? Whoever can guess all the diapers right, gets a prize in the mail from me. And no, I won't leave it in a flaming paper sack on your doorstep in the middle of the night. Just leave your answers in a comment below. If there are more than one people with particular poop prowess, I'll pick with the help of random.org.

Are you game?

And speaking of baby showers, my sister Erin and her husband Kip came up with this hilarious little baby shower favor for our little sister's recent baby shower.

Here's the how to:

You will need one washcloth, one diaper pin, and a handful of tootsie rolls.

Fold the washcloth in half to make a triangle.

Fold up bottom.

Fold in both sides, overlapping over bottom and each other.

Pin bottom and sides with one diaper pin.

Prop up "diaper" and fill with unwrapped tootsie rolls. You could leave the candy wrapped too, but unwrapping them makes it so much more visually...appealing?

See! Poop can be funny!

Speaking of poop, looks like Elle could use some "attention", if you know what I mean.

{sigh} You know how a joke can get really old? Yeah.


iamwoman said...

I felt nauseaus through the whole post . I veto the diaper game in any shower I plan. Kudos to you for having the stomach to do it!

Valerie said...

Absolutely hilarious! I love this post. I will have to show it to my husband.. he'll love it even more. I guess changing 10-12 diapers a day with twins does to you. You really have to have a sense of humor!!

Parry's :) said...

haha I absolutely loved this post!!! lol

Here's my guesses:

1. smores
2. twix
3. 100 grand
4. kit kat

I'm never really good at these, but they are still fun to do! A lot harder when you cannot smell it though! lol

Lind Family said...

I'm with iamwoman. GAG! I can't look at them long enough to make an educated guess.

Lisa said...

LOL!!! Love it! I wanna know if you actually had to use some of Elle's diapers to make these or if they are on file in your computer already!!! PS - LOVE the party favors!
My guesses:
1. Milky Way
2. Twix
3. Crunch
4. Kit Kat

Myya said...

I love that game! Oh my gosh how real does the ones for Boy Scout Camp look... scary real! :)
4)Kit Kat

I'm thinking I am wrong, I haven;t played in a VERY long time!

shortmama said...

Im going with Milky Way, Twix, Crunch and Snickers?

MiMi said...

Dude. Poop IS funny!! Really funny! I like that little diaper thingy...wish I had a shower to do!

Brittany said...

I have never played this game in real life, but my guesses are:

#1 - S'mores
#2 - Milky Way
#3 - 100 Grand
#4 - Kit Kat

#2 really stumped me....would have liked to smell that one lol.

Jill said...

OMGosh! Scouts really do that? Eww!
The game cracks me up.
1. carmello
2. twix
3. crunch
4. kit kat
(I did look at the other comments, but I will now.)

Nancy said...

I love the diaper game. My sisters gave me a baby shower and played it. I thought it was awesome. Unfortunately my friend who was pregnant and having MAJOR morning sickness didn't think it was too swell. Fun memories!

I love the poop with the Scouts. I hope when I have a boy in Scouts that they do equally entertaining activities! :]

Jodi said...

I got some super funny pictures of ladies with their nose in a diaper of "poop" at Jonah's baby shower. I think it needs to be the right crowd of silly fun people to make this the perfect game!

Bethany @ Organic Enchilada said...

I don't know, but they're making me hungry.

Sami said...

I told you I'd be by today!

Here are my guesses:
1. Milky Way (my other guess would be Twix)
2. 3 Musketeers
3. Nestle Crunch
4. Kit Kat

Was I right?!

Sarahie said...

This was such a funny post! My guesses are:
1. Idaho spud
2. Milky way
3. Crunch
4. Kit kat

you're awesome!


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