Potty training, day 4.

Just when I though we were on the right track, came the morning of day 4 and proved me wrong. If yesterday was one step forward, this morning looked like two steps back.

Potty training, day 3.

Today I woke up in a much more optimistic mood. Some good night sleep can do wonders and I was ready to work hard on Eric’s potty training. Whatever it takes, right?

I was also not setting my hopes high to avoid unnecessary disappointments. If I get to clean mess the whole day, who cares, as long as we have just a little bit of progress. But it turned out to be a pretty good day!

Potty training, day 2.

If I learned something yesterday, it was that Eric needs to use the potty every 30 – 35 minutes. That knowledge gave me a good reason to keep track of time and sit him on a potty every half an hour.

No miracles happened.

Since the first day I kept a log of all the accidents, to track signs of progress – I was writing down the times of accidents (well, I was hoping to log in some wins as well). I will still keep on logging things, because otherwise it’s really hard to judge objectively the situation.

Potty training, day 1.

I thought I had everything prepared and ready.

  • Got the potty-training chart printed and taped to the toilet door,
  • Got a lot of star stickers to put on the chart,
  • Got a notepad and a pen handy to write down the times when he went to the toilet,
  • Potty training, step 2 – using a potty.

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