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Author's Note: How Porta-Potties Work

You get to spend a lot of quality time in portable bathrooms when you start potty-training your children. Kids have an uncanny ability to wait until you are the furthest distance from a clean, comfortable bathroom before alerting you that they have to "make poopy." During the past 10 years of potty training three kids, I guarantee that I've visited every porta-potty in my tri-county area. In most cases, they have been perfectly clean, or at least as clean as such a structure can reasonably get. But you never get over the smell. And as thankful as I am for the complimentary hand sanitizer dispenser found in most porta-potties, there are some experiences — like when your toddler tells you a little too late, for example — that no amount of hand sanitizer can wash away.

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