Category Archives: Potty Training

Peer pressure and Dora underpants

Howdy, friends. We have been putting Genevieve on the potty for a while now, and sometimes she goes, and sometimes she doesn’t. But we put her on before bathtime or just randomly if she asks. No pressure — just introducing … Continue reading

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Running, the park, the tub

Howdy, freinds. We had a nice weekend with a minimum of toddlery at our house. There were trips outside to play, to the park, to the driveway, with our Cozy Coupe, with sidewalk chalk, to visit with neighbors, to go … Continue reading

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Potty update, plus some kid conversations

Howdy, friends. I am happy to report that after 9 days of potty-training, I think Jack got it. We had fewer and fewer accidents every day, and now we are averaging 1-2 a day. He has stayed dry for his … Continue reading

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Potty training, day 1

Today was our first day of official potty training. We decided to do all underpants, all the time for a few days, with regular trips to the potty, and try to get it done. Potty boot camp, baby. It went … Continue reading

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Weekend in photos

Howdy, friends. We had a great weekend. My body is healing, thank god. Nursing is going fine, the kids were well-behaved and we all ate nutritious meals. Just kidding. The kids were stir-crazy with the heat, and on Saturday I … Continue reading

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An open letter to my son, about poop

Dear Jack, You are a very charming boy. I especially love how inquisitive and talkative you are. I love that you don’t need an audience to sing “Old McDonald” at the top of your lungs. or to go on and … Continue reading

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Marathon training

Howdy, friends. I figured I should post a bit about running, since this is a running blog, after all. I’m not sure how many weeks out from Twin Cities I am, but I feel like it is creeping up on … Continue reading

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Seeking advice

Howdy, friends. I need some advice. We have been working on potty training Jack (and by “we,” I mean daycare has done the lion’s share of the work and we sort of do it at home). He doesn’t tell us … Continue reading

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Potty training

Howdy, friends. This is the part where I thank my lucky stars for daycare. Seriously. Daycare got Jack to nap without a pacifier (though bedtime at home is still paci-friendly). Daycare got Jack to nap without being swaddled. Daycare is … Continue reading

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