help with potty training

Katie - posted on 07/21/2009 ( 3 moms have responded )

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hello, just moved house and my little boy is a real angel already sleeping through the night in his own room... i wanted to try potty training but he wont sit still long enough to do something! do you think its two early? he's 18months old.

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Regina - posted on 08/10/2009

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Just introducing him to the potty is a start to potty training. My daughter is 18 mos. We've had her potty for a while just her used to it being around. Now if she sits on the potty, she gets a sticker. It's a start. She usually sits on it now fully dressed but occasionally she'll sit w/o a diaper. I want her to potty train, but I'm not willing to push the issue. I know she's learning.

Sarah - posted on 07/30/2009

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eighteen months is the starting point get him used to the potty or toilet make sure that you show him what you or your partner do in there using a reward chat really help just using sticker make it a fun experience if it too early he wont make progress in the first week in that case give him a week off and try again dont try to push him this can be a very frustrating time for us parents but remember its acceptable to not be toilet trained till 3 years so dont worry

Tyesha - posted on 07/23/2009

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My son is 18months now too. I've been potty training him for about a month now. He refuses to use the pot sitting down, so i taught him how to use the bathroom standing up...That works really well...I also put him on underpants during the day and pull-ups at night, and explain to him that he can't pee in them and he'll use the pot. Every child is different though. If he's talking really well and is able to say pot pot or what ever phrase it is that you use and taking off those diapers then it isn't to early. If not then you may have to wait a little longer.

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