Few things bring me great dread when raising children like the thought of potty training.
I hate it. I really do.
I also hate the stories of kids who are potty trained at 18 months. Who are these children? I have 5 and not a single one of my kids was potty trained before 3.
If you remember we started potty training a while ago but it didn't go anywhere. The girls didn't care and Pull-Ups are a joke - at least for my girls. We have Pull-Ups that has some design that disappears after they get wet. Yea, they don't care. Mostly they think it's funny.
For Christmas they got underwear. Exciting I know but come on they needed it :) They loved them but not to wear just to look at until Friday when all three asked to wear them.
Alyssa quit after a few hours. She hated it - didn't do it, she was done.
Rachel lasted till Saturday but spent all day today begging for a diaper and not going. But wanting to wear underwear all at the same time. What the heck? Make her stick with underwear? Go back to diapers? I hear it's confusing to go back and forth so I don't want to confuse her but I don't want to make her. Aagh! Crazy frustrating.
And Julianna is doing great. In a day she's now day-time potty trained and quite happy about it. Although more than anything she's happy about how many times she gets to wash her hands. Yep, that's her reward - hand washing. So she tries to go every 3 seconds just to wash her hands. It's cute but annoying because while she can do everything else she can't turn on the water or turn it off.
So that's potty training triplets at 3.2 years. Crazy hard.
But on the plus side 1 down 2 to go right? And someday the chance of NOT having diapers in my house. I can't even imagine - we've had diapers in our home for the past 9 1/2 years.
Counting down the days...
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