He kicks his legs back and forth, feet crossed at the ankles and calves kissing cold porcelain. Next to the bathtub, on top of the sea foam-colored bathroom rug, his plastic step stool waits for him to jump off his seat and run to the rest of his day. Tinny video game music and sound effects sputter out of the handheld on his lap, bouncing off the bathroom's tile walls and echoing into his ears.
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As an added toilet-training incentive, Rachael even promised her son that she'd take him to GameStop and pick up a new game if can manage to "stay dry" all day. Apparently, he can't stop talking about the store now. Just wait a few months -- we're sure GameStop's constant customer begging for used games and preorders will eventually get to Gavin.
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