My sweet, precious, too-good-to-be-true Collin decided a few weeks ago that he was ready to “pee-pee potty”. I didn’t really think he meant it, but I held him up over the regular toilet & sure enough, he did his business! So, even though I had decided not to attempt this until after Grace’s arrival, I went ahead and did some research, then went out and purchased a potty seat.
When we got it home he started using it about once a day, so we bought a treat jar and filled it with candy (Peanut Butter M&M’s currently). Ever since then he has gradually increased how many times per day he wants to “pee-pee potty” & now averages about 3-4 times per day. Mommy & Daddy are so proud!!
This may be TMI, but it is usually just #1 that he does, but today he sat down & went #2. I could tell there wasn’t as much as usually ends up in his diaper, so I had him sit back down for a few minutes & kept asking him to try more. I could tell he was trying, but he kept saying he was “all done”. I had a feeling there was more to come, but I cleaned him, gave him his candy, and let him run in his room to play (naked) while I cleaned to potty – not fun, by the way.
Sure enough, I hear him in his room say “pee-pee potty” and so I tell him to hurry back. He comes running in the bathroom with #2 all down his legs & leaving a nice trail behind him all the way into his carpeted bedroom!
I am now considering sending him to college in diapers. Potty training is not as glamorous as it sounds!