So it’s happened. You’ve been dreading it for months now and, finally, it’s here!!
HE/SHE (delete as appropriate) is…
In a moment, they’ve finally mastered forward propulsion and, with an unremarkable shuffle, your life just changed forever.
What happened next? You panicked, didn’t you? Don’t be coy, everyone does. Suddenly, the realization dawns that your little crying and pooing creature (that you’re not allowed to return to the shop because you lost the receipt or something) has cast off its most endearing quality – complete immobility. That’s right, from now on it won’t be staying where you put it and that’s bloody scary!
The blind panic that this triggers lasts around 24 hours (usually), during which time you tape the furniture to the floor, blunt all the butter knives and rip up the carpet (replacing it with Velcro).
Don’t worry it’s all perfectly normal.
Now that you’ve ruined your house, bubble-wrapped the dog and sanded down all the sharp edges on grandma in a futile bid to overcome your little darling one’s kamikaze tendencies, another horrendous thought strikes: “How the hell am I going to change their nappies?”
Fear not, you’re in the right place.
Here’s my guide to nappy changing a crawler.
You can thank me later.
Changing a nappy on a crawling tot isn’t easy – yes I’m aware that’s the understatement of the year!
Check out my guide to this sticky subject below on The Good Men Project.