Gabe is going to drive me INSANE! He pushed the wrong button last night and I have simply had enough of the games he is playing with refusing to potty train. He can do it. I have seen him do it. He just
F L A T O U T R E F U S E S to do it. So, after he pushed me around the bend last night I told him no diapers today. He seemed rather non-plussed about it. I think he didn't believe I would really follow through. This morning when he got up, I took him straight to the bathroom, took his pants and diaper off, and put him on the potty. He screamed, he yelled, HE WAS PISSED. However, after an hour...yes, you read that right, an hour...he finally peed in the toilet. Of course, I made a huge fuss over how grown up he was being. Then, I told him that after he told me once that he had to go and did it, I would put his underwear and pants on. At lunch time, he still hadn't gone. Finally, just before it was time to pick Joey up from school, he let a teeny, tiny bit out into the toilet. He was thrilled to get his underwear and pants. I had hopes we were actually going to do this. Was I ever wrong! At just before 5 o'clock, Joey and Gabe came in from playing. Gabe was still dry. I asked him if he needed to go and he said no. Not 10 minutes later he came to me and said, "It ran down my leg." Not only had he peed in his underwear but he pooped in it too. So, off came the pants and underwear. He stayed dry all the way until bedtime but he didn't go in the toilet either. The kid has the will power and ability to stay dry as long as he wants. I think the only reason he went this morning is that he had stayed dry all night and simply couldn't hold it anymore. He is going to drive me insane.
He has the promise of a trip to Chucky Cheese with my baby sister when he is using the potty...that didn't work. We offered the potential of target practice in the toilet...that didn't work. I've tried bribery...no dice. I've even tried the shock and awe treatment of bare from the waist down and that didn't work. HELP!!!! I'm ready to call 1-800-GypsiesRUs
GRRRRRRR...he just peed in the corner in his room and brought me the clothes that got wet.