Mommy I’m going to go pee pee on the potty, No Mommy I don’t need your help

BABYBJÖRN Potty ChairWe’re not done with potty training and we have a long way to go but we have made a huge break through. My daughter just announced the other day that she was going to go potty. I was so proud because she did it herself. All by herself. She just needed help pulling her pants back up and i think it’s just because Pull Ups are snug.

So today I decided to be brave and I told her we’re taking off the Pull Ups and she has to go pee pee in the potty. Yes we had an accident on the floor, which isn’t a big deal to me because I know that’s huge motivation for her. She hates messes. I just need to learn how to catch her in the poop phase before we have a really big mess.

I have heard so much advice on potty training and waiting has been the best thing for us. She just tells me when she needs to go and is starting to use it on her own more often. I just have to make sure she’s dressed, and washes her hands.

Other mother’s around me suggested that if I ask her every hour to go potty that will help and to stay home for 3 days straight to keep from having accidents in the car seat. Hmm, my kids drink a lot of water so I’m really nervous about all this but since I know she’s ready here we go. Now, bigger than potty training, how do I deal with her not needing me?

 

Wish us luck!

Of course, some of you already have and thanks for that!

Recent Articles on Mom Start

5 Peanut Butter Breakfast Recipes

5 Peanut Butter Breakfast Recipes

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day – so to get you started on the right foot, Southern Peanut Growers are sharing five delicious peanut butter breakfast recipes for each day of the week: Monday: PB and Strawberry Pineapple Smoothie “Manic Monday morning? This creamy and fruity smoothie takes less than 5 minutes […]

image.png

ANNIE Movie Tickets Giveaway

We have tickets to give away to an ANNIE screening on December 13that AMC Pacific Place Theater at 10:30 am. Do you want to go? MOVEI SYNOPSIS: A Broadway classic that has delighted audiences for generations comes to the big screen with a new, contemporary vision in Columbia Pictures’ comedy, Annie.  Director/Producer/Screenwriter Will Gluck teams […]

HP-Stream-7.png

Get Your Tech On: Microsoft Black Friday Deals

With the holidays right around the corner, Microsoft and its partner retailers are excited to announce great Black Friday offers. From Surface Pro 3, to Xbox One, Lumia 830 and the hottest Windows laptops, you’re bound to find something for everyone on your list!   · $100 off Surface Pro 3 i5: Available through Microsoft […]

Thanksgiving Centerpiece Craft

Thanksgiving Centerpiece Craft

Sample provided. Last month, I shared my “Witches’ Brew” craft project with you, inspired by the QVC show You’re Home with Jill, hosted by Jill Bauer. This month, I’m participating in another DIY challenge – this time, for Thanksgiving! Here’s a little refresher on what the show is all about: QVC’s Jill Bauer hosts the […]

HP-Stream-7.png

Microsoft’s HP Stream 7 Signature Edition Tablet Holiday Deals

This is a partnered post with Microsoft all opinions are my own. What’s on your Christmas wish list this year? For most people at the top of their list is technology. Even my son when recently asked what he wants for Christmas, he said a tablet and a phone. I was a little shocked because […]

Delin Docks

Rediscovering #Tacoma: Who Knew?

Travel consideration provided. Earlier this summer, I shared a vlog with you where I detailed one of my most memorably disastrous vacations, where I booked a room at a fleabag hotel in Tacoma. A funny thing happened after I wrote that post: I got an email from the Tacoma tourism board apologizing for the bad […]

White Chocolate Wasabi Cocktail

White Chocolate Wasabi Cocktail Recipe

Now here’s a cocktail from World Peas that will really “Spice up” your next party: White Chocolate Wasabi Cocktail Recipe courtesy World Peas Ingredients: ¼ cup Vanilla Vodka ¼ cup white chocolate liquor 6 oz white chocolate, melted ¼ cup crushed Wasabi World Peas Ice Directions: Dip cocktail glass rim into melted white chocolate, and […]

Prince Lionheart’s Everywhere playMAT

Fun on The go With The Everywhere playMAT!

Sample provided. I think the best baby products are the ones that can grow up with the child, so that parents can get the most possible use from it. That’s why I was charmed by Prince Lionheart’s Everywhere playMAT, a versatile mat that can be used initially for infant “Tummy time” but has enough interesting […]

image.png

Karisma Hotels and Resorts Debut Exclusive Nickelodeon Vacation Experience

Karisma Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce a landmark partnership with Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAB and VIA) to bring Nickelodeon brand experiences to Azul Hotels by Karisma.  This collaboration marks the first time Nickelodeon, one of the most globally recognized and widely distributed multimedia brands for kids […]

Spinach Tart with Garlic Sesame Crust

Recipe: Spinach Tart with Garlic Sesame Crust

I love spinach, so I think this spinach tart from World Peas looks tasty: Spinach Tart with Garlic Sesame Crust Recipe courtesy World Peas Ingredients: 1 package frozen spinach, thawed and drained 1 yellow onion, roughly chopped 2 cloves garlic 1 teaspoon of red chili flakes 1 cup milk (alt milk works too!) 1 tablespoon […]

20-pumpkin-dessert-recipes.jpg

The Best 20 Pumpkin Dessert Recipes

And today we have 20 different recipes for dessert that all include pumpkin. Here are our 20 Pumpkin Dessert recipes. Pumpkin dessert recipes Pumpkin Cranberry Muffins with White Chocolate Chunks Gluten Free Paleo Pumpkin Bars My first Libby’s Pumpkin Roll Amanda’s 4 Layer Chocolate Dappled Pumpkin Cake Fall Harvest Cake li>Pumpkin Pie in a Jar […]

Potato-Recipes.jpg

The Best Ways to Prepare Potatoes: 35 Potato Recipes

To me potatoes are a part of Thanksgiving and Christmas. Actually they are a staple for quite a few meals and they can be made so many ways for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Here are 35 different potato recipes. Roasted Balsamic Rosemary Potato Salad Hearty Cheeseburger Potato Soup Cheesy Potato Pizzas Horseradish Crusted Tilapia & […]

Pumpkin Mashed Potatoes

Pumpkin Mashed Potatoes Recipe

I consider myself to be somewhat of a pumpkin recipe connoisseur, but I’ve never heard of making mashed potatoes from pumpkin before – what a great idea, and how perfect for Thanksgiving! Potatopia have the lowdown on how to make these: Pumpkin Mashed Potatoes Recipe by Allen Dikker of Potatopia Ingredients: 1 pound medium baking […]

Cute Ways to Photograph Your Newborn

Cute Ways to Photograph Your Newborn

This is a partnered guest post. Photographer Anne Geddes revolutionized newborn photography by dressing babies as beautiful sunflowers, fairy-tale creatures and darling zoo animals. While these images have been the staple of newborn photography for years, Photographer Central Pro Hari Simons has some new, inventive and heartwarming approaches to capturing special moments with your little bundle […]

Wasabi Deviled Eggs

Wasabi Deviled Eggs Recipe

Are you looking for a spicy way to kick up your regular old deviled eggs this Thanksgiving? Check out these Wasabi Deviled Eggs from World Peas: Wasabi Deviled Eggs Recipe courtesy World Peas Ingredients: Half a dozen hard-boiled eggs 1 medium avocado ¼ cup brown mustard ½ cup crushed Wasabi World Peas Salt and pepper […]

MommyMeds

MommyMeds App: Free Until December 1st!

This is a partnered post. This post is for informational purposes only; always consult with a doctor for medical advice. Expectant mothers have a lot on their mind – and a lot to be mindful of. The list of “Do this” and “Don’t do that” seems to be endless for pregnant women! That’s why the […]

Makeena

Make Healthy Products More Affordable With Makeena!

This is a partnered post. Want to cut down on time wasted comparison shopping? Want to save money, while still purchasing sustainable, healthy items? Meet Makeena. This mobile application for iPhone just launched a Kickstarter page for its project, aiming to bring users info on deal and brands they’ll love, straight to your phone. By […]

Gluten Free Thanksgiving Recipe: Quinoa With Pomegranate & Pistachio

Gluten Free Thanksgiving Recipe: Quinoa With Pomegranate & Pistachio

For those who are gluten free, Thanksgiving can pose a real challenge. That’s why Stanley Tucci is sharing a recipe from his wife, Felicity Blunt, in the October/November issue of AARP magazine: Quinoa with pomegranate & pistachio, a perfect GF side dish! Quinoa With Pomegranate & Pistachio Photo & recipe courtesy AARP Magazine; recipe from […]

Comments

  1. says

    Good Luck! Potty training my first made me want to cry every night for three nights. And I’m a tough cookie. I’m starting on the next child next month. So I’ll make sure the pee in the potty Elmo has batteries and I have a new bag of M&Ms for rewards. The one tip I offer is to double bag the bed so that night time mistakes are quick clean-up. I put down one sheet then a plastic table cloth and then another sheet.

  2. Tamara B. says

    Girls are so much easier to potty train than boys. I use to take my children to the bathroom every hour on the hour and before you know bye bye diapers.

  3. Anna says

    I’d recommend getting a potty to put in the trunk of the car. And one m&m can be very motivating if you want her to pee before you go out! Also, you can get a piddle pad for the car seat if you are concerned – we never did but a friend of mine did. Good luck!

  4. Summer Oleksy says

    You’ll done fine with the potty training … no advise on the not needing you! Jamison just pees his pants if I don’t help him … It’s really just the fact that he wants to be with me. He real misses my attention since Riley was born!

    Yeah Zoe!!!!

Trackbacks

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *