This week has been pretty crazy at our house. I had a couple of free days and decided to completely dedicate myself to the tot and potty training. It was time – but she needed me to put the darn computer down and pay attention.
So I did.
And we had a great time going to the potty every 20-minutes.
I also decided I wasn’t going to change our daily routine to work around the whole potty training thing. I just assumed my tot would go on the potty no matter where we were.
I had no idea that public restrooms are the total scariest things ever to a toddler. All those people, so much noise, and that whole being-confined-in-a-small-space thing.
Today the husband was going a bit bonkers hanging around the house and suggested a drive. I gave him a look, and he reminded me we made it out and about for a couple of hours the other day without any accidents…..
We loaded up and headed out to the Oxbow Market in Napa. It’s kind of a mini-mall for foodies. There’s a spice shop, specialty coffee, bakeries, a fish monger, oysters, cheese, ice cream, chocolates, and RESTAURANTS.
While strolling around and waiting for our tasty lunch, we headed to the bathroom – with no success.
I figured a little bribery was in order.
To the delight of any other’s ears in that public restroom I yelled out…
“If you want one of those super yummy cupcakes I better hear some potty right now!”
Let’s just say someone got that cupcake.