Whenever Caleb goes in to the bathroom to poop he removes every stitch of his clothing. I’ve never really understood why. It’s just his thing.
Caleb and Spencer both had soccer practice tonight. After practice we headed over to the golf course to pick up Justis from golf practice. When we got there Justis was on the sixth hole which is way in the back of the course. So we waited for him in the car.
After about ten minutes Caleb announced he had to go to the bathroom really bad as he clapped his knees together in to the potty dance. I’m sure there was a bathroom in the clubhouse, but I could finally see Justis walking up to the car. It was already 7pm and we hadn’t eaten supper yet. Plus it was bath night. So I just wanted to get home.
All the way Caleb kept saying, “I gotta go potty. I gotta go potty.” So I expected him to run right to the bathroom as soon as we stepped in the door. But to my surprise he stopped to take off his shin guards. He then begged me to take of his shoes…quick.
Of course this meant he had to poop and he needed to take off all his clothes. And we all know, you can’t get your jean shorts off when your shoes are still on.
When he was done going potty I asked, “Why do you take all your clothes off to go potty?”
“Because I don’t want them to get dirty.” Duh, Mom!
“Do you take all your clothes off at school?”
“Because we aren’t allowed to take off our shoes at school.”
Ok, makes sense.
“So what do you do instead,” I asked.
“I just lift up my shirt.” And he lifted his shirt to his armpits for demonstration.
“Then why don’t you just do that at home?”
“Because I don’t want to get poop on my clothes.”
“But you don’t take off your clothes at school and you don’t get poop on your clothes.”
“Yeah, cause I can’t take off my shoes.”
It went back and forth like that for a couple round before I finally gave up. You just can’t beat five year old logic. But you better believe we’ll be discussing this again at his high school graduation party. I’m so mean.