Sunday Post #1 Potty Training…..oh my!

Posted September 21, 2014 by Lillian in Features / 9 Comments

The Sunday Post

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by the Caffeinated Book Reviewer. It’s a chance to share news~ A post to recap the past week on your blog, showcase books and things you have received. Share news about what is coming up on your blog for the week ahead. See rules here: Sunday Post Meme

Fall is in the air in East Tennessee with beautiful weather and temperatures only reaching into the mid-70s all week. I love it! However, I haven’t enjoyed it as much as I usually do. This week marked week two of potty training my little man and well it could be going worse. Liam’s getting it about 70% of the time, but he has an unnatural fear of underwear 😕 Not really sure how to cure that. If you have any suggestions, please comment. I desperately need them! So with all of my time devoted to little man I haven’t read as much as I should.  At least that’s what my brain keeps telling me 😛

Last Week on the Blog

Coming Up This Week

Demon Bayou (Waves of Darkness #2) by Tamara A. Lowery – review

Top Ten Tuesday | Top Ten Books on My Fall TBR List via The Broke and the Bookish

Children’s Corner | The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins – review in honor of Banned Books Week

Atlantia by Ally Condie – review

Interview with Monique Snyman, author of the series Charming Incantations

Around the Blogosphere

Banned Books Week Giveaway Hop via I Am a Reader – lots of blogs participating, head over and check it out

Write On Review-a-Thon via The Book Vixen – Calling all reviewers, 9/27-9/28 catch up on all those reviews you’ve been meaning to write

28 Reasons Why Being a Bookworm Actually Sucks via Cait at the Notebook Sisters

This Week’s Book Fix

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Kindle Freebies:

Vigilante by Sarah Fine (free with pre-order of Chaos, the final installment in Guards of the Shadowlands)

The Dawn: The Bombs Fall by Michelle Muckley

The Space in Between by Jen Minkman

The Cloud Seeders by James Zerndt

Froggy Prince (Kiss Me, My Dear) by Scott Gordon

The Moonlight Palace by Liz Rosenberg – My September Kindle First Pick

Dissever by Colee Firman

Books for Review:

The Tower of Bones by Frank P. Ryan  – Edelweiss

Winterspell by Claire Legrand – Simon & Schuster, Edelweiss

The Nightshade Cases Episode #1 Freak Show by Patti Larsen – Publisher (Thanks Ally!)

Amazon Burning by Victoria Griffith – Astor Blue (Thanks Jennifer!)

Sammy Feral’s Diaries of Weird: Dragon Gold by Eleanor Hawken – Edelweiss

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9 responses to “Sunday Post #1 Potty Training…..oh my!

    • He did pick them out when I bought them but unfortunately he acts like he’s scared of them when it comes time to wear them 😕 Oh well! We’ll figure it out. A lot of the books I read are indie authors so most of the time people haven’t heard of them, but they are good, some have editing issues, but I overlook it, especially if it’s a good story 🙂

  1. A fear of underwear definitely presents a challenge to potty training! Is he afraid of making a mess if he has an accident? Or just afraid of it being different? If it’s the first one maybe wear underwear with a pull up over it so it doesn’t make a mess but he can still feel it. For the second one maybe start with pull ups and then try the underwear with the built in pads and then switch to regular underwear? Otherwise no ideas but good luck! As my cousin’s pediatrician told her when she despaired of getting her son potty trained – no kid has ever started Kindergarten in diapers.

    • I think he’s afraid of them because they’re different. He’s so routine oriented and they aren’t apart of his routine so he wants nothing to do with it. The first time we tried them he cried (I took them off) and between sobs he told me “No Mama! No undies. Diaper please! I’m still a baby!” It was all I could do not to laugh at him because he was so serious 😀

      Thanks for stopping by!

  2. fangs said what I was going to say. Let him choose his own underwear. Maybe come up with a game to get him to wear them or make a fun song like, put your right foot in… but make up your own words. I wouldn’t rush him. He’ll get there:)
    Wonderful book selection. I’m trying to resist going and nabbing a few now that I’m starting to catch up on some reviews.
    Here is my Sunday Post – http://fuonlyknew.com/2014/09/21/whats-new-on-my-bookshelf-79-and-the-sunday-post-now-thats-a-lot-of-books/

    • I’ll have to try a song! He loves to sing 🙂 Reviews are a never ending battle, aren’t they?! Sometimes I find myself bogged down with them and forget all the other great books out there!