Disclosure: I received a sample from Thanks Mama of the Potty Scotty and Potty Patty Night Time Training Pants in exchange for a review. All opinions, as always, are 100% my own.
Oh, this ‘lil boy of mine. He’s been nighttime potty trained since April. I clearly remember the day I went to the toy store at the mall and picked up a toy to celebrate his one week of no peeing the bed at night. It was the same day as the Warmup on Walnut and my surprise 30th birthday, so that’s a SOLID 7 months ago. But, you see, something happened in mid-September and he reverted.
We’ve been going back and forth with letting him pee the bed (which just resulted in far to much stink and laundry) and putting him back in night time diapers. Urgh!
When Thanks Mama reached out to see if I’d be interested in working with them on a review again, I was super excited to be offered the chance to try out the Potty Scotty and Potty Patty Night Time Training Pants.
The description had me at “waterproof”, and I love that these are very much like the cloth diapers I’d really would have liked to have given a try when the ‘lil Burghers were babies. Here’s what the site says about the pants:
These Potty Patty / Potty Scotty Night Time Potty Training Pants have waterproof fabric on the outside and extra absorbent padding on the inside. These training pants are waterproof and extra absorbent and will contain the accidents better; however, they will still feel wet, so your child will know that he/she has wet underwear.
The outer shell is a very soft waterproof fabric; it is not vinyl or plastic, it is fabric, so it feels very nice to touch; The inside is lined with a layer of a very soft and absorbent terry fabric. The middle layer is padded with fiber sponge for super absorbency.
Info and Photo Source: ThanksMama.com
Evan was just as excited as I was to get the pants and give them a try. We ordered him the size 2-4, and they fit very nicely with the perfect amount of snug. There’s two sets of snaps, so we could adjust them if he grew and still needed them. (To give you perspective, he’s tall for his age but weighs just over 30 pounds so small for weight. If he was much bigger, I may have questioned my choice, but I can’t say for sure since I haven’t seen the bigger size in person.)
When he first put them on, he proclaimed that they were “so, so, so soft” and danced around my room a bit.
It may have helped that we promised him a great prize if he didn’t pee the bed that night (more to come on that!), but so what. It worked. He was dry the next day!
The next night? Not so much. He peed. And he peed. And he peed. It’s like he can’t tell at all when he’s wet (or if he can tell, he doesn’t care?). Eek. But, no worries. The Potty Scotty and Potty Patty Night Time Training Pants held up to his major soakage just fine. No leaks on his bed or jammies. And clean up? Super easy. I haven’t gotten the pleasure(?) of cleaning cloth diapers, but I felt a major rush rinsing then hand washing these pants. It felt good to do something good for the environment because I knew that accident wasn’t his last.
And unfortunately, it wasn’t his last accident, but that’s ok. He’s two. Sometimes I forget how lucky we were to have a just barely two year old so interested in not peeing the bed. Now to get that back. But in the meantime, these training pants are definitely helping out!
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