Well we've had quite an exciting week around here this week. We've been gearing up for Lo's third birthday party and had an unexpected surprise from the Potty Training Fairy. Yes that's right! Just in time for her 3rd birthday he showed up!
The other morning Lo woke me up as usual and told me she had to go potty. I was like OK, I jumped out of bed and ran her to the bathroom to find she just went in her pull up. She just missed it. First time she's told me that. Anyways we are getting dressed and she tells me she doesn't want a pull up or a diaper but wants to run around in her birthday suit, her original birthday suit. Butt naked! I told her she would have to use the potty (we put it in the living room) if she was naked and she said OK. I was a bit leery at first thinking of all the wet puddles I'd be stepping in all day unexpectedly but she surprised me. I being the multi-tasker that I am was downstairs in the studio wiring a painting when all of a sudden I heard from upstairs the wonderful music coming from her potty chair!! I ran up and she was jumping up and down saying "I did it Mommy!!!" I have never been more proud to see a cute little bucket with pee in it! She amazed me!! She didn't have any accidents the rest of the day and used the potty on her own without any assistance from me. She even knew to wipe, thanks to her older friends Audrie and Victoria my girlfriend's daughters who both live in different states! LOL Figure that one out! The next big hurdle was #2, I thought this would be bad, I was once again surprised. She told me to get out of the bathroom (by this time she had upgraded to the big potty) so I did and closed the door. I hear her in there talking to herself saying she could do it (so cute!) . PLOP! Little feet running out the door, "Mommy I did it!!" We did a celebration dance and she got the lollipop that was promised to her!! We're officially done with diapers and are now in pull ups, we'll try underwear next week! I'm soo proud of my girl!!!! I guess when you're ready, you're ready. She initiated the whole thing! Just in time for her third birthday too!
Monday is her 3rd birthday. WOW how the time flies!! Today we had her birthday party with family and her little buddies. She was soooo excited to be able to party with them! We had her dressed in her new duds and she looks so big now. Can't believe it. She helped us blow up the balloons with the party in the box deal with a disposable helium tank, so much fun and cheaper than going to the party store! She had her Yo Gabba Gabba themed party as planned and it was great! Here are some photos from the day. Enjoy! We'll be taking her out to dinner for her birthday where they sing you a birthday song. She'll love that!!!