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Posted by on Sep. 9, 2012 at 4:21 PM
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I saw this on facebook and was shocked.  Here is the link to the article.


Mom potty trains kids at restaurant table

10:27 AM, Sep 5, 2012   |   109  comments



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(KSL) -- A young mother of twins took potty training to the table - the dining table - in a popular Utah deli Tuesday.

The picture an onlooker snapped and posted on Facebook has a lot of people talking.

If anyone understands how stressful potty-training can be, it's mother of three, Kimberly Decker.

In fact, she just finished potty training her little boy and couldn't leave her house for several days during the process.

That's why she was so shocked at what she witnessed Tuesday at the Thanksgiving Point Deli.

"I noticed that this lady was having her two - she had two twins, two little girls about 2-and-a-half years old, sitting on what I thought were booster seats," Decker said.

But after doing a double take, she realized they weren't booster seats, they were child port-a-potties.

"She had to undo the jumpsuits, and take them all the way down so they were completely nude, with the jumpsuits down to their ankles just eating their chicken nuggets, sitting on little toddler potties," Decker said.

Decker snapped a picture on her cell phone, while she and her friend stared in awe.

"The more you thought about it, the more unappetizing everything looked around me," Decker said. "I was like this is not ok, we're eating, there was a business meeting with about five or six businessmen going on right next to me. The place was packed."

Spokeswoman for Thanksgiving Point, Erica Brown, said they received several complaints from patrons.

Their staff didn't realize what was going on among the crowd until after it was already over, but she added they would have asked the woman to leave and take the potty training into the restroom.

"I think state and local health codes were probably an issue, as well as just social norms," Brown said.

KSL

by on Sep. 9, 2012 at 4:21 PM
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Bob192
by on Sep. 9, 2012 at 5:00 PM

I can't believe anyone would do that!!

Bmat
by on Sep. 9, 2012 at 5:38 PM

I am skeptical.  I mean, I see the picture, but no one would do this, right?

terri76
by on Sep. 9, 2012 at 6:10 PM

 Really???? That is just not something i would ever do!!!

mamivon2
by on Sep. 9, 2012 at 10:02 PM

I do have to say this woman does have ideas.. I have to give her that... Would I ever do that... NO..

Is it wrong: IMO hell yes..

mamivon2
by on Sep. 9, 2012 at 10:03 PM

oh and I wonder if is a CM member lol

hunterskysmom
by on Sep. 9, 2012 at 10:28 PM
I wouldn't do that its crazy
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mrswillie
by on Sep. 10, 2012 at 7:54 AM

smh

slw123
by on Sep. 10, 2012 at 9:55 AM

 Nothing people do surprises me.  That would anger me though.  There is no reason in the world for that mother to go to a restaurant if potty training her child at that moment was so important.  That poor child though.  If her mother will do that to her, just think of what else she'll do in her lifetime.

yu001133shan02
by on Sep. 10, 2012 at 9:59 AM
I can't believe anyone would do that!


natesmom1228
by on Sep. 10, 2012 at 11:12 AM

I would be livid if I saw this.

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