"My son will only wee in exchange for a marshmallow."
"Every time I pick him up from nursery, there’s a key worker lurking at the door waiting to ask me how I’m getting on with it."
"Am I doing it right?" 😂😂😂
"Parents aren’t potty training themselves, kids are."
The struggle is real.
I have raised my voice far too often, and felt guilty for as long as it takes one of them to empty the clean clothes all over the floor AGAIN. I have put so much pressure on myself to make the most of the last month before my oldest starts full time school; struggling with the change to come whilst feeling overwhelmed with her being at home with me 24/7.
This is why she is such an terror. She knows exactly what is going on, but will only do what she wants to do when she wants to do it. She is capable of using the potty and recognising when she needs to go - sometimes, she is just an arse about it.
'It was more than the simple acceptance of a puddle of urine.'
A mum who has been struggling to potty train her son with autism was overwhelmed by a stranger’s gesture when he wet himself
Imagine how they must feel to know that their brothers and sisters don't have to wear a nappy, or that their friends know they are wearing one. Imagine their embarrassment when they have to relieve themselves in a nappy, it must be so degrading.