“Little poop going down” said Musa to his grandpa and grandma when we were in Hibiya park enjoying tulips (2018/04/10) 🤣 I think it was the most epic words from him during his toilet training and also that day was considered as my most thrilling moment with an on-training-toddler because for the first time I trusted him to not wear training pad at all while going outside. He, however, managed to keep his brief (or boxer? or trunk? whatever you say) dry until we touched down home again despite the challenges to find public toilet along our way for the first tour of Datuk and Nenek (Aisar’s parents) in Tokyo: Tokyo station –> Imperial Palace –> Hibiya Park –> Tokyo Tower. Super thankful Japan is very convenient in terms of providing the restroom wherever we go.
It took over two weeks to finally I got ready to let Musa move without training pad support the whole day and night. Why me who got ready? Yeah, potty training or toilet training is not only about your kid’s achievement. The challenge itself could be bigger in parent’s readiness, for example in my case I wasn’t prepared to train him in the winter since it would be bother me a lot to have extra laundry and wait them dry. I imagined to wash his clothes more plus the carpets, blanket, bed sheets, mattress and pillow, etc. which might be affected by pee or poo accidents. So, I waited until the temperature raised. Sadly, I already slipped my target to get him trained in the summer last year due to busy days, thus I didn’t want to wait till the next summer. Continue reading