Ain’t too proud to bribe…

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Pardon my English for this title but this subject is totally reminiscent of The Temptations song “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg.” Except in this case I’m not begging for a second chance at love, but for a much less romantic second chance: for a 3-year-old who poops in the toilet again. You see, before we left…

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Potty Training. Gross.

We are in knee deep in potty training and when I say knee deep, I mean KNEE DEEP in poop. Experienced mothers, is there some unwritten code that you don’t tell less-experienced mothers how dirty potty training can really get? I don’t recall anyone giving me the dirty truth about potty training: there’s going to…

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Potty Training: take 32.

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OK, so it’s not REALLY “take 32″ but it certainly feels like it. There was the time my Mom (aka “Stalin”) watched the kids while I was at BlogHer in NYC and had Jackson sitting on the potty every hour and stickers were being put on charts like it was going out of style. Then…

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Potty with Elmo

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At our 18 month well-baby visit, our fabulous pediatrician, Dr. M, asked us if we had thought about potty training the Binkster yet. I had to laugh, because 3 months ago I was just worried about him getting adequate calories in every day and overcoming the ol’ Failure to Thrive diagnosis. She agreed that his…

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