Thursday, July 16, 2009

Potty Training - Day 1

We're finally going to attempt potty training this weekend, and today is day one. A couple days ago, as per Baby Wise, Mama and I went to the store and bought a new stool, what I like to call a "potty train," some new undies, and most importantly TREATS! The book said treats were OK to bribe me, the book said do what ever it takes.

So this morning, Mom laid out all my new undies, and I got to pick out the ones I wanted to wear. I first picked the firetruck ones (of course) but in the end settled on the orange ones with bulldogs on them. Mom helped me put them on, and then explained to me that these are pants are special and that we don't got potty in our pants when we're wearing them. Well, that just didn't sound like a good idea to me, so I decided that I don't want to wear big boy underwear. We had a bit of a struggle, and then admittedly, she bribed me with orange juice and a sucker to keep wearing them.

We're holding up at the house today. No other plans. If you want to see us, you better come here. Mom has the timer set to go off every 15 minutes to come and ask me if I have to go potty or poopy. At the time of this publication, we're 45 minutes in, and so far so good...but nothing has happened yet.

Opened another can of worms,


Anonymous said...

Hi Henry and your Mommy,

I think you will do great today Henry... but I'm confused! Where are your Mommy's treats????

Plus, it there boxers that can match Daddy's???? That was a huge motivator way back in "Dahl boy" daze!!!
Love ya bunches Henr and Nicki;D

P/P training tricks and treats,
Great Auntie "M"

Anonymous said...

ooo - good luck, Henry (and Nicki)!! I know you can do it! Love, Molly

Brooke a.k.a. 34B cup said...

Oh my gosh, you shoulda seen Dr Phil yesterday. His first topic HOW TO POTTY TRAIN IN ONE DAY! He and a whole host of others claim it works like a dream. I think its worth a youtube search.

Anonymous said...

Wow -- the Hankster is gonna love that you put pics of his undies in cyberspace someday... good luck & Godspeed! (Potty training was my #1 LEAST fav thing in the 0-5 yr old category)