After parenting boys for 7 years now, I have learned a lot but sure have a lot of questions! Being a woman, and growing up an only child, raising boys was a whole new world to me. God made them SO different! But having two of them, 20 months a part, has tossed me into that new world head first. Let’s chat about them! Their wild and loud adventures, their ability to turn anything into a weapon, their emotions, their smells, their interests, potty talk, etc. I’m going to start this new series to look at the wonderful world of boys. Maybe we can gleam some insight from each other, support or encourage one another, at least have a few laughs.
Lesson 1 – smelly bathrooms
I’m going to cut straight to it with the first post. I want my bathroom to smell good again! What’s up with the never-ending, can’t-get-rid-of, pee smell?! Seriously y’all, I bleached the bathroom LAST WEEK and by Thursday it was reeking of pee again!! It’s not like I can even see it, like they missed the toilet (although that does occasionally happen) or it’s on the floor or anything. Blech! I’ve heard many other moms of boys complain about this same thing – so has anyone found the fix? I’ve tried cleaning it daily (who has time for that?!), air fresheners, and checking the bathroom after the littles use it (once again, who has time?!) but to no avail the bathroom reeks. Hmmm… maybe installing a urinal would work? That’s a thought. (not really, but I’m almost desperate here!)
Maybe one of you holds the key to the future of my bathroom smelling nice again? If not, at least we can commiserate together. At the least, you can catch a glimpse into the wonderful world of raising boys!