Thursday, November 13, 2008

All of the Excitement, Minus the Erection

My dedicated followers will remember this gem of a post regarding warm water, potty training, and toddler erections.

I am still recovering.

Last night, however, we had a break through. Painfully aware that I have been completely remiss in my potty training duties, I decided to soldier past those horrifying images seared into my cerebral cortex and try again.

I got LittleMan to sit on the pot. I knew he had to pee. I knew it. I read books, I coaxed and cajoled. No dice.

Until I asked if he wanted the water bottle.

Oh yes!

I don't know if it was the running of the water or just the idea of the bottle, but that was the trick. He started to pee in his potty. More importantly, he started, stopped, then yelled I did it! And when I asked him if he could do it again, he did.

Ah, the joy of a man who realizes he can control his penis.

I am going to have him pissing his name in the snow come Christmas.

8 comments:

RiverPoet said...

LMAO!!!! Now, c'mon...no man really controls his penis. They only control the sphincter. The penis has a mind of its own ;-)

I'm so happy that LittleMan made the connection! Once that happens, it's like a big deal to them.

Now...we need to get together! Soon! He can actually use the potty! That's a reason to celebrate! You could come over and meet the pooches, if you promise not to snicker about my half-painted house.

Peace - D

Coal Miner's Granddaughter said...

Go LittleMan! Woo hoo!

And, of course, if he does pee his name in the snow, you will post the picture of said name in snow for your Wordless Wednesday, right? :)

A Free Name said...

Well on his way. Don't you think his Dad may be better for the snow peeing? Not being sexist or anything, but could you pee your name in the snow?

Sherrie said...

hee hee hee, my mom use to put fruit loops in the toilet and tell the boys to hit certain colors.They always missed but they learned to pee in the toilet AND their colors. ;)

Joe said...

HAHAHAHAHA!!!!! Awesome.

Not Afraid to Use It said...

@RiverPoet: Too true! And maybe this time let's get together down here. We'd love to show you around the Rental from Hell.

@CMGD: Damned straight I would!

@A Free Man: You know that women have superior penmanship. Who better to teach him?

@Sherrie: I've heard that advice before. But one, he has to be old enough to get his penis over the toilet seat. And second, he saw a cheerio in the toilet once and feaked out My Cheerio!! My Cheerio! I think we need to wait to go there.

@Joe: Penis humor always goes over well with me. :)

buddha_girl said...

Penis Control!!!! Hooray!

Buddha calls his the "P-man." I kid you not. He'll even reference it by name in public.

Patois said...

Oh, yeah, go LittleMan! And if you can combine having him able to spell his name and pee in the snow at the same time, I think the therapy will be less.