Potty Training NIGHTMARE

Lisa - posted on 10/31/2011 ( 2 moms have responded )




I have a boy who turned 3 at the end of August. He is REFUSING to potty train! I have tried candy rewards, special books, 3 different types of potties, praise (of course), big boy indies, training pants, pull ups, running around naked.....I am at my wits end! He either flat out says no, ducks his head and runs or whines and cries.

I need help. PLEASE


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He knows he has the power to control his own bodily functions and there is nothing you can do about it. It's turned into a power struggle, so stop making it one. As long as he knows what to do and where to do it.... don't mention it. He WILL potty train when he is ready, but by pushing the issue all it does is make problems for both of you.

Katherine - posted on 10/31/2011




I would back off for a month. Maybe he just needs some time. My nephew didn't potty train until 3 1/2. All of the sudden he decided he was out of diapers. So don't fret.


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