Michael and I were looking at old videos of the kids last night while getting things ready to upload to our new youtube account (will be available soon). I was amazed at how much they have changed just in the last 6-7 months. It really took me back when we looked at some from the hospital. You can get so caught up in the "now" that sometimes you forget how far they have come in just a short time. I, as a mom, and especially as a mom of multiples, worry about so much. Are their verbal skills improving and where they should be, are they learning everything they need to, are they getting enough stimulation for development.

Read more: Looking Back

Alright, so this past weekend was Labor Day and we go to Michael's (my husband) family cabin at the lake for holidays. I was nervous about going because we have been working so hard on potty training this week and they were starting to do so well. I knew that being at the lake with everyone and all the distractions that it might set us back a little and I was worried about it. So we decided to just go for two days. I was right in my assumption. It was utter chaos. It seemed all our hard work was being flushed down the toilet. They were so distracted with everything going on around them that it was just one accident after another.

Read more: Toilet Training: Set backs?

Ok so I didn't get to blog yesterday so I am catching up on day 7 of toilet training... The girls were doing good yesterday morning. They still won't go to the potty without me but come to tell me. Criton is more difficult. I think it is definitely going to take a little longer for him to get the hang of it. His big thing seems to be distractions. If he is playing hard, watching something, or other people (like Dad) are around he doesn't do as well. I have had a couple of times where he comes to me to go potty but I still mostly catch him when he starts a little.

Read more: Toilet Training Triplets: Day 7

Ok so today is day 6 of potty training our 19 month old triplets. I went to bed last night and woke up this morning thinking we were going to try this "one day potty training" method. I read all about it yesterday and though we might give it a shot. The first part starts with a doll. My kids had absolutely zero interest in the doll. I suppose they are just too young for that method (or being 3 it just was too much) although some people did claim to have success around 20 months.

Read more: Potty Training Triplets: Day 6

Here are a couple of pictures of our 19 month old triplets on their first day potty training! (A little late but we got them up!)

Read more: Potty Training Pictures

I'm on day 5 of potty training our 19 month old triplets. Is it easy? No way! It is really hard and the mess is unbelievable but I see improvements everyday, so I know we are doing the right thing. I wish it was over but I know it is a long road but a great reward at the end. The one thing I wish is that I knew what our parents did (exactly).

Read more: Potty Training: Day five (morning)

I didn't get a chance to blog over the weekend so here is our potty training update for days2-4. We are mainly letting the kids go bare bottom during the day. We do underwear a little but makes it hard to get them down quickly enough when they start to go. Day 2 (Sat): Everyone went pee in the potty once. Now when I say this it means they started to pee on the floor, we grabbed them, put them on the potty and they finished. Sometimes we would get there too late and they would be done, or when they got off the potty there wasn't much there. Now some people would say this is a fail... not true.

Read more: Potty Training: day 2,3, and 4

Potty training triplets. Day one: Ok, so we got up this morning, changed into just t-shirts (barebottom) and sat on our potties. No one did anything and they seemed a little confused as to what mom was doing. Haley was perfectly fine with running around half naked. Happy as could be. Caitlin and Criton took a little more time to get used to it. Caitlin was my first accident, and she was not happy about it. She looked down at her legs and started crying as I picked her up and rushed her to the potty chair. She didn't pee anymore but she sat there without issues. I cleaned her up after a few mins and sent her on her way.

Read more: Potty Training: Day One

Today has been a good day. The kids got up around 6:45am and were in a really good mood. We drove sister to school, came home and played. We danced to all the Gummy Bear songs (you can find them on youtube by looking up "the gummy bear song), watched Rio, had a great lunch of peanut butter and jelly with strawberries and peaches, played tag, and talked more about potting. I had to do some running last night which left Michael alone with the kids. When I got back he said he thought the kids were ready for potty training.

Read more: Days like this

Ok, so we went and purchased the toddler potties last night. 2 froggy potties and 1 dino potty (they only had pink froggy potties and Michael was not down with that lol). The kids found them entertaining to sit on, drag around, and take apart. I suppose this is good and bad (as far as the playing with them). Potty training here we come! I think this is more stressful right now for Michael then me, surprisingly. I know it is going to be messy, I am sure tears (mine) will be involved, and it is going to be a lot of work, but if it goes well we will be done with this hurdle.

Read more: Potty Training: Getting ready


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