We started the potty-training off with a case of the stomach bug. The trainee and trainer both had it. That did put a major damper on the 2 week long event. However, my pride and insistance on out-stubbornizing Emmett paid off. I THINK he's got it. He still won't go over to the potty on his own, but as long as I take him every 2 hours, he does great! He even stays dry all night and through nap time. Now if he'll just start walking over to the potty by himself when he has to go....
I'm still not able to convince Max (now Atticus, too) that Santa is just for fun. Here is the latest:
Me:(sitting at the computer looking disappointed)
Max: What's wrong mom?
Me: Well, I was trying to buy Transformer "Prowl" for you for Christmas, but it's sold out.
Max: That's ok mom.
Me: Really? It's ok if you don't get Prowl for Christmas?
Max: Yes mom. It's ok. Santa will get it for me.
He took some cupcakes to school for his birthday. The only cupcakes that you can bring to his school have to be store-made and sealed in the original package. (Not that I would have made homemade ones anyway;)
I kept trying to take a picture of just Max-on his birthday, but Atticus was not having that.
As always, Max got to go pick out whatever cake he wanted-this time from Safeway. So, he picked the one with the circles.
I can't believe he is 5 years old! That just seems so old. Even though I'm 35, I still feel way too young to have a 5 year old. It is like people say...you blink your eyes and they're grown up. It's gone way too fast!