Ok, so now you are up to speed let me tell you how the week has progressed.
In a word it has been fanbloodytastic or I should say Burton has been fanbloodytastic.
Honestly, to think I was dreading potty training with a passion, oh I feel like a fool now, because it as gone so well. I keep telling myself that this is probably the honeymoon period for Burton and his potty usage, and that any day now we will get a lot more accidents than we do currently; or maybe he will stop bothering to rush to sit down on one of his potties and not make it. Or maybe he has just cracked it and I can now stop thinking about these things......?!
He has been a little star.
Since we started he has only had 3 pooh incidents and 4 wee accidents which I think is good going. He doesn't need asking if he needs to go as he takes himself off by himself and goes! It's quite funny, I know when he needs to go, because he suddenly grabs his crotch area and crosses his legs and goes off quickly to the potty. The longest he has gone in between wees is an hour and a half which seems a long time to me, and I kept asking him if he needed to go but all I got told was a resounding "no mummy!".
We have been telling him that the label goes at the back of his pants ("babel at back, mummy") to help him when he puts his pants back on after using the potty, as he does insist on stripping off at every possible opportunity ! He also finds it hilarious whenever he pulls off what I like to refer to as an 'Inbetweeners' moment * , and he likes to point to his sticky outy bits and laugh some more!! Then I have to tell him to cover them back up and he likes this 'game' very much!
As I mentioned in my other post, he seemed to struggle with leaving a 'Winnie' in the potty at the start of is toilet training, and it took him until Monday to manage to deposit one in the potty. However, as the week has progressed I have felt that at times he struggled to go - to be able to go on the potty. It has now been deduced that he doesn't like to go in front of people or at least have an audience, which makes perfect sense because when he wore nappies he would hide somewhere just out of sight and have a poo. So now we have realised this he's able to relax and go now, which must be a lot more comfortable for him rather than earlier in the week when he must have been holding it in!
We haven't ventured out in the buggy yet, but we have been out in the car and so far he has not had an accident on route. I am going to have to go out in the buggy next week if the weather is nice, because I guess I need to start getting him use to using his potty while we are out and about. We had to see the health visitor at the medical centre this week and he did a wee before we left to get back in the car so he wasn't phased then about using it in a different place to home or one of the grandma's.
If anything my main problem is that sometimes he won't get off the darn potty!! I think he would happily sit there all day giving me orders and eating his snacks!! He is like a king sat on his throne ! Mind you my Mum tells me that I sat on mine a lot when I was small even with my clothes on!
Anyway, so far so good really and it hasn't been as bad as I thought it would be. Daddy and I are very proud and pleased with him :)
* the episode where Simon enters the fashion show and accidentally reveals far more than he should - some plumage pops out shall we say!