914 wrote:Here's a funny little article on public toilets and the newly potty trained child. It is one of my biggest fears, second to child kidnapping and being vomited and on at a cocktail party.
I still don't know how to get my son to pee in the public toilet without touching anything. I've held him straight like a plank over the toilet - didn't work, let him use my knee as a "booster" - didn't work, so have resorted to wiping the toilet bowl down on the outside, then layering the front with TP, but he's shorter than the bowl itself so almost always touches the toilet somehow. Ech. And we once used the squat toilet and heck if I know how to get him to pee in there without stepping in or spraying pee on his shoes. I wish I could just have him pee in a cup. So glad Mr 914 handles the bathroom sitch most of the time.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mobileweb ... 23409.html
sandman wrote: "Daddy! DADDY! COME AND WIPE MY BOTTOM!" is something I hope soon not to hear ever again...
sandman wrote:Mine has taken, in the last couple of weeks, to going by himself. Won't have anyone helping him. I just make sure he washes his hands afterward.
Dragonbones wrote:Great link!
I think a cup is a good idea. I mean, why the heck not? Do what works.
914 wrote:sandman wrote:Mine has taken, in the last couple of weeks, to going by himself. Won't have anyone helping him. I just make sure he washes his hands afterward.
You mean at home, right? Home is fine for us. It's public toilets that I dread. He, like me, only goes #1 at home, thank goodness.
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