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Preparing for Potty Training

I’ve mentioned in previous posts that I have some type-A tendencies, and I fully admit to being a worrier and slight pessimist. To manage these personality characteristics, I’ve found that I have the most success moderating my anxiety through researching and studying topics that are causing me stress. Most recently, I’ve taken this approach to […]

The Struggle is Real

I don’t even know where to begin this post. I’ve started and stopped it so many times, and even now, I don’t know the best way to present my findings. My original post was supposed to be something along the lines of “Potty Training Success,” but I’ve decided I don’t want to wait any longer […]

When The Three-Day Potty Training Method is a Disaster

So this title may be overstating things a bit, but the three-day potty training method (in which you let your child run around in underwear or naked for three days so they can learn to tell when they need to potty) didn’t yield the best results for us. Instead, potty training was a much longer […]

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Three Day Potty Training

This post has been difficult to write because on the one hand, I’m not entirely sure this method has worked for us, but on the other hand, Crumb understands the concept and is completely out of diapers. We started the three day potty training method almost two weeks ago and after a couple of successful days, Crumb has started […]


Beginnings of Potty Training

We had a pretty big motivation to start potty training Baby Pencil at 27 months. Money! His school happily helps you potty train, but you have to pay an extra $125 per month. After I stopped working, I realized that income could really help us. So onto the Dollar Tree store I went! I picked up a […]

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Potty Training…Again

Root canals. Being stuck on hold waiting for customer service. Wet socks. I would gladly take any of these at the moment over the pain of potty training another child, but here we are again. A rare smile in this trying period Juliet is close to 3 1/2 now, which was around when I began […]

The Eternal Potty Training Story

Herein lies the potty training story that finally has an end in sight! Pregnant: My son has a February birth date and before he was even born, I had planned to potty train during May the year that he turned 2. I had decided on the outside and naked all weekend, 3 day miracle method. […]

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