It's My Potty, and I'll Cry If I Want To
It’s My Potty And I’ll Cry If I Want To! Of all the ups and downs parents face in raising their children, potty training has got to be one of the most trying. Our home is in the middle of this battle, and at times, the war zone escapes into friendly territory. Our toddler/preschooler feels that he does not have to give the evil toilet his processed waste. In fact, when it comes time to change his “big boy pants”, he runs into the bathroom and hides in the corner furthest fr
Why Do It?
Why do you do it? Why would you put yourself through that? It’s a question I have been asked many times over the past 13 years. I’m not going to lie, I’ve asked myself the same question. A little person is brought to your home, a stranger, and we’re expected to shower them with love and understanding and patience. All the while, we are greeted with temper tantrums, sleep issues, feeding problems, and lots of anger from a child who is scared and confused. Not exactly the re