Saturday, April 20, 2013

Resting: Stereoviews A-Z

 Cute stereoview of little girl. At first I thought she was sitting on a potty chair. Maybe she is. I am reminded of the struggle I had potty training my son. He was four-years-old and still in diapers. It was a matter of convenience (i.e., his). And I remember this same look on his face, too.

"Yes, I get it, Mommy. No more diapers."  

"Resting" (ca. 1890)

(See Post A and Post B for history of Stereoviews/Stereoscope)

Copyright 2013 © Sharon Himsl; [Gravseth family archive; ca. 1890]


  1. So that's why they call them dump trucks...

    Moody Writing

  2. I never envy any of my friends when they get to potty training stage. eek.

  3. I remember quite an array of interestiong facial expressions produced by my children with respect to their various nappy filling activies. The "poo face" always gave us the heads up that we had some work to do.

  4. Sharon. This is a cute one and how many of us enjoy resting right there so great word to attach to it. hahaha. God bless, Maria Delight Directed Living

  5. I feel like I need a good rest. I'm glad I'm not dealing with potty training days any more.

    An A to Z Co-Host
    Tossing It Out

  6. HaHa! And prior to the little "poo smile" was the face contorted as if it took Herculean effort to expel the poo.

  7. Cute! Your theme for A to Z is awesome, by the way, and I've enjoyed reading your posts and seeing your pictures:)

  8. Great pics. I remember fondly (?) going through the potty training phase....
    Am now a follower.
    Patricia, Sugar & Spice & All Things ? Nice

  9. Ugh... Potty training. So glad that's behind me now. I had so much trouble with my older son. My younger one, not so much. We were going on a trip to Australia and I told him they didn't allow diapers in Australia, so he'd have to learn to use the toilet. Amazingly enough, several weeks before we left, he was completely potty trained.

  10. It's the facial expression that makes this picture! Still enjoying your A-Z. Thanks.

  11. Oh, this is SUCH a cute picture! She looks like my youngest (who still gets too busy playing to go potty...).

  12. Cute snap! She's certainly got a potty posture and an expression to match success!

  13. Look at the shorts, I think you might be right.

    AtoZ #41


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