Potty Training Woes

February 7th, 2007
Categories: Potty Training

I’m still wavering on the start of Potty training Extravaganza 2007. Livi turned two in mid November and at around that time and even before I started hearing “ Have you started Potty training yet”. My reply was she is not ready. I don’t know if I’m missing some big signs or if we should just forge ahead. I introduced the potty when she was 18 months and we had a few weeks when she was telling me after she went in her diaper and would go on the potty whenever I placed her. She really seemed on board at that time. I had visions of happily exclaiming that by 20 months she was fully potty trained. Then my husband went to the Icu… [more]

Potty Training- She’s not ready

December 20th, 2006
Categories: Potty Training

I get asked, “ so have you started Potty Training yet?” often since Livi turned two and the answer is yes and no. Yes I have started and no she is not ready. I have introduced the potty, we read & watch “ Once upon a Potty” and I put her on it usually twice a day for starters and she is not ready… plain & simple. My Mother's intuition tells me this as well as some signs she is not showing me. I do think she is capable, she understands the concept I just don’t think she is mature enough. She will have a poopy diaper and I will ask “ Did you Poop?” and she will say No. She does not… [more]