getting kids to wipe themselves

--- - posted on 07/22/2009 ( 1 mom has responded )

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at what age should a child wipe their own bottom? mine is 4 and still needs help. she will start school this september and still cant wipe. how can I make this easy for her and still make sure she does a good job.

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Amie - posted on 07/23/2009

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Get some of those wet wipes that are ok for toilets. I forget what they're called. Once mine started toilet training they got those to learn how to wipe properly. Once they got the hang of it they started using T.P. and it's been easy. The wipes are easier for them to clean their own bottoms too.

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