im trying to potty train my 19 month old she does not really talk yet i keep taking her to the potty but it seems she is peeing all over my house and not in the potty. it is like she gets scared help please before my house over flows lol
Dove - posted on 09/02/2012
Some kids are ready by 19 months.... most are not. If she's peeing all over the house... do you both a favor and keep the kid in diapers for a while longer. The kid I used to watch was potty training herself at that age, but she was mostly successful with few accidents.
I'd much rather have a kid who is READY and potty training themselves. It's so much less of a mess and so much less stress for everyone.
Brittney - posted on 09/02/2012
Put her on the potty at regular intervals like every 30-45 minutes. Thats what worked when I was training my 14 month old. Use only undies, no diapers or pull ups. Since she doesn't talk yet, have her sign when she has to go (worked for my daughter when she was 6 months old). hold your hand in a fist and shake it side to side (like your ringing a bell), since she is walking around, she can do hand on front to signal pee and hand on back to signal poop. Ruby was day trained by 15 months with bare bum, just make sure the potty is right there and available. I don't believe in all that readiness crap.
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