Source: Excerpt from an article in the Miami Herald by Ana Veciana-Suarez. Talk about being pooped…tots keep you on your toes!

A couple of weeks of helping out with my new twin baby granddaughters has led me to the inarguable conclusion that the body’s basic needs trump most every emotion secreted in the human heart.

Face it, there really is nothing more important than these bodily functions. Satisfy them, even as an adult, and you’re pretty much good to go. It’s amazing what we can accomplish on a full stomach, eight hours of rest and regular bowel movements.

It’s a good thing babies are so darn adorable, a good thing that, by the simple fact of their helpless cuteness, they manage to steal our hearts. And it’s also precisely because of this mushy feeling they engender that those of us usually overwhelmed by other matters… jobs, mortgages, 401(k)s — become suddenly fascinated by — well, poop.

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