So, I thought I would try to start potty training Maddox, even though he is only 20 months old, because he is showing interest. It all started a few weeks ago. We give both the kids a tubby at the same time to save time, and every time we make Bryanna go potty before she gets in the tubby. I dont know about everyone else, but the sound of running water makes me want to pee and I am a grown man!!! So, I can't imagine how much harder it is to hold it for a 3 year old!
Well, after months of them bathing at the same time, Maddox would say "poo poo" before he would get in the tub. So, if he was saying it, it must have meant that he wanted to try it! So I put him on the toilet, and about 1 second later, he says "All Done".
This has gone on for about a month. A couple weeks ago, he actually went pee on the toilet. I started screaming with excitement like a little girl!! With me screaming, he got real excited too! Well, tonight was I think the biggest step we've made.
While getting ready to get in the tubby, I put him back on the potty. His diaper was really full, so I figured he wouldn't have to go. I was persistant, and kept telling him to push...while making the grunting noises to help of course. After about 2 minutes, he started to pee. Then he kept pushing. I said, "Maddox, do you have to go poo poo?" He said, "Uh HUH" while grunting, and then there it was! His first poop in the toilet, at 20 months!!! Good Job Maddox!
I like to think I did a pretty good job with this one...