One time when my son was about three I left him in the shopping cart with my husband so I could try on some clothes. After I left the changing room, I went looking for the two of them in the store. I saw them at the end one long main aisle. My son waved to me and yelled something, but because he was so far away I couldn't hear what he said. Suddenly, and I swear to God this is true, I saw heads swivel and turn in my direction. I thought, “What on earth is he saying?” As we got a little closer, he YELLED out “Hey Mom—did you poop?” Ugh! I tried to say really loudly, “I was just trying on clothes. I was NOT using the bathroom.” I would have made an announcement over the P.A. system if they had let me. My Mom always said that your kids keep you humble. Truer words have never been spoken.
Speaking of TJ Maxx, a couple of weekends ago we were there and I was checking out the clearance aisle. That’s where all the weirdest, unbought shit in the store ends up. It’s worth it to check out that aisle just for the pure entertainment value. I was with my husband and I saw something that looked like this: