Megan - posted on 03/26/2010 ( 3 moms have responded )
I want to just let the boy be. I mean, I am tired of the diaper thing, but I don't think he's ready yet.
He'll be 3 in June. He's my third born and my only boy. The girls were difficult, be nothing like this. He's had the potty for months and has never even sat on it. He's never used the toilet. The closest he's come is peeing on the floor in front of the toilet! I am a mother of three, I stay at home with my kids and have been a dedicated mommy for 10 years, so I'd like to think I know about kids. The Dr's and EVERYONE else I encounter has something to say about his diapers. His size doesn't help either. I have rather large children and he's at 55lbs now and not even 3 yet! The size is a different issue altogether, but I am running outta diapers that will fit him! I feel as his mother that he will eventually figure it out on his own and use the potty. I just wish others would back off and realize that kids are different and reach milestones at different ages.
This is my only boy though so the purpose of this is to ask you all out there if there is any approach for boys that may work? I don't have a lot of experience with boys. His father comes home so late in the evenings, that it is bedtime and he don't have a lot of time to work with him except on Saundays. We've gotten him Spiderman and Scooby underwear which he thinks is really cool, he just don't know what to do with them! We've also tried this stupid thing with putting cheerios in the toilet in letting him aim....yeah.no luck