November 19, 2012 in Blake, Potty Training, Trials - 2 Comments

There should be local support groups for potty training parents. We should all sit in circles and tell everyone why our potty trainee is the most stubborn and un-cooperative little learner ever. And then when you hear the next story, hopefully it will cheer you up and give you hope….


I adore motherhood. But let me tell you, it’s not always roses around here. And it’s not always about fun outings and playdates and creative projects and vacations. Most of the time, we are in the trenches of day to day life. Our days are simple and repetitive. We repeat…

The Potty Train

November 16, 2010 in Blake, Motherhood, Potty Training - 9 Comments

Yes, we are a little late to jump on the bandwagon on this one. We were really in no rush to potty train Blake. However, with his third birthday approaching soon, we thought it was time to start encouraging a little more independence. He was showing all of the “readiness”…