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17 Potty-Training Struggles That Will Make You Laugh So Hard You'll Actually Pee Yourself

Poopin' ain't easy.

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1. When you tell your kid to "go in the potty"...and they take you literally.

To be fair, you totally could have been more clear.
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To be fair, you totally could have been more clear.

2. When you try to set realistic goals for your kiddo because, parenting.

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3. And when you have real AF moments of self-reflection in the process.

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4. When you tell your kid to put on his underwear and he totally mocks you.

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5. When it wasn't the dog.

You don't even have a dog.
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You don't even have a dog.

6. When you're constantly trying to come up with new incentives for your kid to "go."

Because, 2017.
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Because, 2017.

7. And when you find the silver lining in a sticky situation.

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8. When you begin day one of three-day potty training boot camp.

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Watch me rock this shit.

9. And when you reach day three.

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I feel nothing. I feel nothing at all.

10. When you buy your kids books that examine life's most philosophical questions.

Let's meditate on that for a sec.
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Let's meditate on that for a sec.

11. And when you've never been so thankful for hip-hop music.

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12. When someone says "girls are so easy to potty train," and you're forced to defriend them.

Bravo

13. And when your kid is this damn determined to succeed.

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14. When you write yourself a reality check and stick it on your toilet.

This is what my life has come to?
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This is what my life has come to?

15. When you feel a total potty-training meltdown coming on and it's not your kid's.

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16. THIS.

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17. And the sense of pride you have when your kid finally has success.

Of course, knowing you no longer have to shell out for diapers feels pretty good too!
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Of course, knowing you no longer have to shell out for diapers feels pretty good too!

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