Leina, that is too funny! I have friends who count backwards for the same thing and their kids can do a rocket launch like champs.
A couple days ago I am helping 3 yo in bathroom.
3yo "Why aren't there eggs in the potty"
Mom: "Honey, we don't put eggs in the potty, why would they be in there?"
3yo: "Well, when I eat corn there's corn in the potty...."
A good point, to be sure.
ResidentMom<br /><br />"If you bungle raising your children, I don't think whatever else you do well matters very much." --Jackie O.
He runs over to toilet (to flush / run water / watch swirlies / play with toys / wash his hands) as fast as he can while we try to stop him
This weekend he:
stood by the side of the toilet
lifted up his shirt over his chubby tummy
stuck said chubby tummy out over the toilet
then added a thoughtful "pppppssh" sound into the toilet bowl
clapped hands, self-congratulated "yay!"