The Best Compliment

photo by somajinn at stock.xchngthat you’ve ever received: could you name it? Do you remember it word for word? Can you recall exactly when and where you heard it?

I want to remember this (and my friends will readily attest to how (t)RUSTY my memory is… so I decided to tell all of you so that you can remind me when I grow old and grey… or maybe even next week (which is the soonest time I may forget).


My 3-year-old son S has taken to attaching himself to my body as best as he can (read: can’t go anywhere without him stuck by my side). It’s usually no big deal because he’s very light and thin and easy to lug around. 😆 However, it becomes a problem when he needs to meet with Mother Nature and do his thing, you know what I mean?

So anyway, tonight, after he did his thing (okay, I confess… he still wears diapers at night), his yaya (in English that would be nanny) tried to take him to his bathroom to get him cleaned up. Of course he put up a huge protest and well… let’s just say my heart totally melts in his tears. So I took him to my bathroom to clean him up myself. Protest over.

When we came out, my 5-year-old son J, declared proudly:

Mama, you are the very best poo-cleaner in the entire world!!!

Don’t know about you, but for me, that’s about one of the very best compliments I’ve ever received in my life.


Have a nice day, my sweeties! Working on a freeb, but you know how the holidays go… will try to have it up soon! 😉

7 thoughts on “The Best Compliment

  1. Oh Liv I love it…your stories of your kids remind me of mine when they were younger….what a treat to remember and write it down so that you don’t forget when they get older……


  2. I was so excited to see the picture of the hot air balloon on your blog. Did you know that Albuquerque is home to the International Balloon Fiesta every October? And guess what balloon is there every year. Yep. That one. One of my favs because I love daisies. Just another reason you need to come to NM. Oh, and you are the best poo cleaner. LOL!!


  3. lol! i love it! i’m not sure if this is a compliment… but my oldest daughter (now 7) a couple of years ago said one morning, “mom, you’re a lot prettier with make up on!” i responded, “thanks. that’s why i wear it!” 😉


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