Tell Me a Story…On The Toilet

As I mentioned before, Ari is no longer asking for rewards after using the potty. However, that means that he is less interested in stopping his busy life to use the potty. So I came up with another form of bribery: storytelling."Ari, if you go to the potty, I'll tell you a story." I offered, [...]

By |2014-04-06T01:49:16-04:00May 10th, 2011|Potty Training|Comments Off on Tell Me a Story…On The Toilet

Potty-Training War Stories

I don't want to jinx myself, but I believe that Ari is potty-trained! I would like to take a moment to give an extra special shout-0ut to my amazing friend Amanda. She talked me down from a ledge during the first day of hardcore potty-training. I decided to do the three day method. I stuck [...]

By |2014-04-06T01:49:17-04:00May 9th, 2011|Potty Training|Comments Off on Potty-Training War Stories

Potty Training Revisited

Yesterday, I decided it was time to attempt potty training again. Compared to Samara, who is only three months old, Ari is like an old man. He's going to be three-years-old tomorrow and that means it's high time he spent some quality time on the toilet. Yesterday, I put him in underwear all day long. [...]

By |2014-04-06T01:49:33-04:00May 5th, 2011|Potty Training|Comments Off on Potty Training Revisited

Wouldn’t It Be Nice?

There are a lot of things that would be nice right now. A vacation by the beach, having more money, a manicure/ pedicure...I could go on and on.I cannot believe I am saying this, but I would abandon those fantasies for one simple wish: I would love for Ari to be potty trained.When this baby [...]

By |2014-04-06T02:01:46-04:00August 5th, 2010|Potty Training|Comments Off on Wouldn’t It Be Nice?

Potty Training Ideas Needed

I was reading a post on fellow mama Amanda's blog where she recounted her awareness of all things gross. She indicated that she was curious if her grossness tolerance would increase as her motherhood adventure continued. I commented that I believed this was true. In my own experience, I feel that I have a much [...]

By |2014-04-06T02:06:54-04:00January 18th, 2010|Potty Training|Comments Off on Potty Training Ideas Needed
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