Tag Archives: potty training

How to Potty Train Your (Stubborn) Toddler in 3 Days

How to Potty Train Your (Stubborn) Toddler in 3 Days

To win the war of the wills with my adorable-but-stubborn 3-year-old, Charlie, I have to give him choices. “Milk or water?” when he asks for juice; “Do you want to play with your books or your blocks?” when he demands to wat ...
Hey, What Can I Say?

Hey, What Can I Say?

I was all proud of myself for creating the best summer camp ever for our 2-year-old twins, Dakota and Montana, on the deck off my home office where I could watch them with joy and also get a few things done (I am wicked paranoid about kids and water ...
Nature Pee

Nature Pee

Ava, my 3 year old, has an unpleasant new habit that she calls the “Nature Pee.” You might think that Nature Peeing is when you pee in the woods. (Except there are no woods in Scottsdale.) But according to Ava’s definition, “N ...
Hershey Squirts

Hershey Squirts

I feel like my whole life revolves around other people’s poop. Sophie held her poop for four years. Ava won’t poop on the potty with any regularity. Sam eats his poop. (As an aside,   poop eating, while gross, actually makes my life a lit ...