While I am too swamped to write much, here are some things we learned over Winter Break:
1. If you choose to begin Potty Boot Camp with your toddler, you should remember to buy enough underwear BEFORE you begin.
2. If you take said toddler to the store to buy aforementioned underwear, and allow her to pick it out herself, you may come home with an interesting combination of Hello Kitty, Minnie Mouse and boys’ underwear decorated with “Lightening McQueen” from the movie Cars, because apparently in retail-world girls do not like cars.
3. When you think “Hey! I’ve got a GREAT idea! I’ll get toddler’s older brothers to motivate her to use the bathroom – she wants to do whatever they do!” try to remember that boys stand and girls really don’t. She isn’t going to hit the floating Cheerios they put in the toilet for her, no matter how hard she tries. And try to remember that often, boys’ bathroom games include “Crossing Swords” – perhaps not the best role model for this project.
Good Times 😉