My friend Laura dubbed Christian the Happy Pee Elf after seeing a vid of him sitting on his potty and it’s such an appropriate title that it comes to mind all the time.

The elimination communication went surprisingly well over the holidays. We did use a lot of disposables while we were out and about, but when we were at home we caught pees and poos like crazy. Noi naa, Christian’s 18-month-old cousin got into the spirit of things and followed us to the bathroom when ever she could. After Christian would go, she liked to pull down her pants and have a sit down herself.

Here she is caught in the act. (And wearing Christian’s hat to boot.) We brought a potty with us…