Potty-training hasn't been going all that well for the past few days. Although I've had quite a bit of success in getting PK to poop in the potty, she still doesn't quite understand that that's what the potty is for. Also, my biggest difficulty right now is to try to get her to sit in the potty long enough to pee.
Since last Thursday, I managed to get PK to poop in the potty 3 days in a row. I could not, however, get her to pee in it anymore. She either peed on the floor, or peed in her diaper. She never sat on the potty long enough to pee in it, unfortunately. Lately, it appears that she has deemed the potty to be evil, and as a result, she holds it in until well after we put a diaper on her. I thought that maybe the potty was too uncomfortable for her. It was, after all, leaving a mark on her cute little baby bum-bum. So I went out and got yet ANOTHER potty (we have 3 different ones now); one with a padded seat. This potty is a bit higher than PK's usual basement potty, but she gets up on her own anyway and zips across the room. She has also decided that the seat cushion is lots of fun and keeps pulling it off. This potty also has a lid, and she takes great delight in opening and closing the lid.
I will keep up with the potty-training, but I must admit that I feel beat. I wish I could figure out how to keep her on the seat AND make her relaxed enough to pee in the potty. Out of desperation I tried putting "Finding Nemo" on the TV, but she doesn't really like TV, so that idea was a bust (though I must admit that I am relieved by this). Anyway, I'll kee it up. I'm bound to make some progress at some point...RIGHT???
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