Thursday, April 27, 2006

Scripture Circle Journal

I've been working on a scripture circle journal project. Other scrappers are working on their own layouts and when we're all done, I'll get a copy of everyones layouts. They are 4" by 6". Printing won't be too expensive and it'll make a frugal gift or two.

Psalm 139:17-18a (The Message)

Your thoughts--how rare, how beautiful!
God, I'll never comprehend them!
I couldn't even begin to count them--
any more than I could count the sand of the sea.
Psalm 139:17-18 (Message)

Font: Cool Dots
Stock photo from - mrinkk
Credits: Bubble Kit by HuniBuni's Creations

This one is Philippians 4:8. The basic text is from The Message although I tweaked it a bit.

Journalling: you'll do best by filling your mind and meditating on things true, noble, reputable, authentic, compelling, gracious - the best; the beautiful; things to praise Philippians 4:8 (The Message)

Fonts: Jenkins v2.0, Courier, BernhardFashionBT
Papers/ribbon: SWEET SPRINKLES created by ShabbyPrincess of
Stock Photo from stock.xchng - romychamo

Mommy is well trained.

Grom's house arrest has ended. We have ventured out of the house without an accident. WOO HOO!

He doesn't tell us if he needs to go, but does know if he needs to when asked. He's getting the whole concept more and more each day. Still no #2 in the potty, but that'll come.

We went to RiteAid this evening and got ice cream cones. It was Grom's first cone - a treat for our big boy. We're holding the next ice cream cone over his head as a reward for poop in the potty.

I'll resort to anything.

Monday, April 24, 2006

Grom 72 - Mommy 3

The first couple of days of potty training were VERY challenging. Who knew that a little guy could pee so much and so often?

It's getting better and he seems to have the peeing in the toilet part down. I should say that I'm well trained - I put him on the pot and he goes. He hasn't told me that he has to go yet. I know it will come with time.

An interesting part of the experience has been the reactions of others. Some can't believe were pt'ing so young. Some think I'm being too rigid and should let him pee outside. Some admire my persistance. Some thinking I'm pushing.

I guess it's another one of those parenting choices.

Thursday, April 20, 2006

House Breaking a 21 Month Old.

Started potty training with Grom. He seems ready and we're going for it. Cold turkey - no more diapers. M 'n M's and trying to contain all our play to the lineoleumed floor.

Nothing cuter than "tighty whiteys".

He tinkled in his potty after his shower and couldn't have been prouder of himself.

Pray for us.