I’m pretty sure that my present day happiness is due to all of my children being toilet trained. Though I miss the multi-purposefulness of baby wipes.
It happens to the best of them…Maria has had a potty training relapse. Months ago she was eagerly peeing in the toilet or in her little pink frog potty chair, dumping the contents into the toilet…taking control of her body and her bodily functions. But somehow…the thrill is gone. Perhaps she traded in her interest for alphabet recognition…fair trade. I resurrected a potty sticker chart, and I’m less than amused to report that my 4 1/2 year old Tony received 3 address label stickers that day. I showed Maria her ‘big girl underwear’. She insisted on putting all 3 pairs on at once and peed in them about 30 minutes later. The boys are tired of seeing her naked. Nudity used to help, but ended with me cleaning up after her like the puppy we’ll never have. Maybe I should try M & Ms….I could use the chocolate. My…
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Oh I feel this.. Leo is the same way.!! Love your writing!
Thanks Monica, I appreciate that 🙂 This too shall pass! So glad she’s outta diapers.