Potty Talk: How To Avoid The Ill-timed Auto-Flush

Every time we walk into a public restroom, my three-year-old asks me if it’s auto-flush. Every. Single. Time.

Whether my answer is yes or no, my assurance is always the same: Your hiney is safe with me. I will not flush your hiney.

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And while I appreciate the added level of sanitation that an auto-flush toilet might provide, there is one definite drawback for mamas and preschoolers alike: the ill-timed auto-flush.

I tried all sorts of stealth antics and contortions before stumbling upon this very simple solution:

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Yep.

That easy.

Just drape a bit of toiler paper right over the motion sensor, and–BAM–your problem is solved.

No more fear of being washed out to sea, WHEEEEEEEE!

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Do you have any life hacks that are so brilliantly simple? You know, like the solution to the juice box dilemma? Do tell!!

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