When Things Go Wrong: The Poop Explosion

I’ve cleaned up my fair share of poop in my lifetime (even though I’m still a teenager!). I have two dogs at home. I’ve mastered picking up poop in a bag in one handful without breaking the bag. I’ve also had several babysitting jobs with toddlers that are still in diapers.

I thought I had poop experience until I was babysitting and was faced with something that is too graphic for movies. I’ll just call it the poop explosion.

Let me see if I can explain it to you (without grossing you out). Have you ever taken a 2-liter bottle of soda, shook it up, and then opened it? That’s kinda what a poop explosion is like. When you first open the bottle, the liquid flies out, so you try to put the lid back on and wait. You try to open it again, and it’s still pouring out of the bottle, so you quickly close it and hope it is done. By the third time you realize there is no stopping the exploding bottle and now soda is all over the counter and dripping onto the floor.

Now, imagine that counter and floor is the baby’s diaper and back, and the soda is the poop. Get the visual? As the babysitter, you have to deal with it and deal with it fast. Don’t worry, I’ve got you covered. Check out this video to learn the 2-round clean-up process you’ll NEED to know.

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