Thursday, June 05, 2008

Pee pee in my potty...

So proud of my kiddo...

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I realized when I saw Heather this week that I hadn't let everyone in on this, but since I spent last week with food poisoning from Hades (thank you, Uncle Billy's in Austin) I missed my chance. Dylan is potty trained and wearing underwear everywhere he goes (except to sleep, I'm not crazy). I was so afraid he was going to turn 3 and be peeing himself, but it happened. I get what people say when they say one day it will just click with the kid, but not emphasized enough is the amount of months of extreme effort that finally lead up to that magical point. It's like some singer who explains that they are an overnight celebrity who has been playing gigs for the last fifteen years.

Being at MIL's has been good for the process, he just wandered around naked for weeks and weeks and would go use the toilet himself. Put underwear on him though and he'd pee right on it. And again. And again. Until the one day he suddenly didn't. And then suddenly picking out underwear was interesting even though the million times before he had no desire. What an exhausting process, who the heck wants to have another kid after that?! Maybe that's why a lot of kids are close in age, parents don't get to this point before fertilizing another egg. Or maybe I have no patience at all, which is much more likely accurate. So glad though, go Dylan.

Other than that, looks like it is a go ahead for living on the same street as the in-law's, we just need to set a closing date. All inspections are done, all should be well. I am ready to just get in there, do our renovations and then get the heck on in! If I had to guess, that won't be until August, but who knows. Gotta go now, looks like Jason might be getting Mario Kart of the Wii ready to go. Shan, you'll know when we're ready to take you guys on...

9 comments:

Serene said...

Rock on Dyl! What an accomplishment. I don't even remember how I got Em potty trained, but I am definitely not looking forward to doing for Ethan. At least girls sit, boys spray in every direction, don't they?

Deanna said...

Wooohoo Dylan! Brandy, you just described our potty situation word for word, except that it hasn't "clicked" yet. And yes, we had another before we reached the potty phase. but yay Dylan! Maybe we'll be there one day!

Michelle Lanning said...

Woohooo for PT!! And I so get the having them close so you don't know any better huh? OR just let them wear diapers until they wean themselves off - lol!

Laura Vigliarolo said...

Congrats Dylan!!!!!!! Drew was easy Tim made me not want to have another, he was almost 4 before it totally clicked, it's sad I know, but Drew was barely 2.

Diana said...

Whoo hoo for Dylan! I remember when my little guy finally did it - it was the best thing since sliced bread! Now I get to look forward to going another round with his sister. Guess I didn't learn the first time since they are so far apart in age ;)!

Heather said...

rock on pickle!!
so proud of him... couldn't believe it, and yet I could :) Had fun today... keeping every finger crossed in the house process... see you guys this week!

Rita said...

yay for Dylan!! We really had a great time at his party yesterday. thanks for letting my older two kids crash.

I heard I was labeled as a "chronic non poster" so guess what? I posted. :-)

See you this week at Heather's.

shannon said...

yay dylan! and congrats mom. ;o)
ready for the wii anytime!

KJ said...

WooHoo for Dylan! What a proud moment...and a relief that there's no more diapers.