Post by Vicky Ayech Post by Penny
The indoor one is fine but is usually up or down a steep staircase from
where I am (depending on time of day).
#2 daughter's new house is like that. You enter up steps to the lounge
and kitchen level. Loos are down to the basement or up to nexxt level,
bathroom and bedrooms. Then more bedrooms higher up. 2 yr old grandson
is not showing any signs really and his female cousin was quite late
too but is now at 3 clean and dry.
#1 daughter was clean at 6mths! And dry before sister arrived when she
was 22 mths and had a bit of a relapse. Her sister was still
unreliable when she started school and we joked she'd go up the aisle
in nappies. She never married.....
With first child I did as my mum advised. From a few months pot child
before and after every feed. I can no longer recall if I tried this
with second child. Did anyone else's mum advise that? Did it work or
was #1 child a one-off? She is a bit pernickey about almost
everything. Is it my fault?
Yes, we potted both children before and after feeding. My mum managed to
potty train 15 month old Daughter when we went to Paris to visit my
sister-in-law for a week. Mum was very proud of this but she didn't
manage to get her to eat anything but her preferred diet of cheese
biscuits washed down with Ribena.
Son was a nightmare. A friend joked that he'd be going off to university
with a dozen new nappies. When he was three and a half I took him to the
posh nursery school for an "interview" and he promptly peed on the
floor. The headmistress said she thought he wasn't mature enough for the
school. He did the same thing in the supermarket once. And even when he
started primary school he would occasionally come home wearing the weird
clothes they kept for those who had accidents - although he recently
told me that he sometimes did that on purpose because he liked the
trousers which had pirates on. For me, one of the highlights of the six
weeks since Granddaughter arrived has been watching him change her
nappies. Seems like payback, somehow.
Laura (emulate St George for email)