Bobbie - posted on 04/23/2012 ( 2 moms have responded )
My daughter just turned three last week, and we are not making any progress with potty training. I haven't been pushing her at all because I wanted her to go at her own pace, but as this fall approaches, I am going to start getting worried that she won't be able to attend preschool. She is very smart and will use the potty when I ask if she needs to, but she rarely tells me she needs to. She doesn't mind staying in a wet or poopy diaper. I have tried to make the switch to panties twice, and it was so traumatizing to her that she begged for diapers after a couple of hours. Even worse, after the underwear experience, she reverts back to refusing to even sit on the potty. We have been using one that sits on the floor because I thought it would be less intimidating. We tried rewards and lots of praise and she seemed excited for a while, but I could really use advice! My daughter is rarely around other children so she doesn't have that type of "motivation" to lose the diapers. She also has a younger brother who is 14 months. I'm not sure if this has something to do with her hanging onto the diapers.