Dear Daughter, I’ll cut right to the chase: I’m so over changing your nappy, I’m done with the diapers, it’s time for your tush to meet the toilet. And let me tell you why. Early last summer, and feeling as though the world and his wife had commented on it being time to … More I’m done with diapers.
As we entered day 5 of potty training in the Baffled household, Mr B and I decided that we’d give it one last day and make a decision about whether to call time on it. It had been suggested that we give it 2 weeks or so and see if our little Button-Pusher would at … More Potty Training: it’s time to call time
I think I’d assumed that potty training was going to be a swift affair. Girls are easier than boys they say. They also say if you leave it until your child seems really ready, till there’s some bladder control and an understanding, there’s a greater chance of success. Yet here we were, on … More Potty training: I’m still mopping up the mess
We started potty training recently. Two days in, and I wasn’t sure that we’d achieved anything. Two days, sixteen changes of big girl pants and zero requests to ‘use the potty please Mummy’. Zero requests. I wondered if my expectations were too high entering this latest phase of toddlerdom, but I really thought that by day … More Potty Training: it will push your frustration button!