Potty Training....

Ashley - posted on 12/02/2009 ( 3 moms have responded )

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Ok, so this is my first child, i have had experence with siblings, but this part, well i never had to worry about...POTTY TRAINING....She has started to wear her big girl panties..shes used the potty before, but now, im really cracking down. During the day she wears her panties, and at night she wears a diaper...now she knows when she has to go, but shed rather go in her panties...instead of the potty that is like a foot away...HELP MOMS!!!!!

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Valerie - posted on 12/04/2009

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she might not really be ready...use rewards for what you want and don't react negatively when she has accidents...feed what you want to grow...what is a snack that she likes...m&ms, a cookie, etc...something small as she will get the hang of it and you want to reward every time for about a week...have her sit on the potty a few times a day for a few minutes and reward her for sitting there too...when she does go make a big deal of it!!! high five, tell everyone that comes over, call grandma...kids like positive attention....

Lady - posted on 12/03/2009

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she is still very young none of my children have been potty trained before 2 and a half almost three for my third - the older she is the more her language skills have developed and the more she is able to understand what it is you want her to do. i tried to train my first child at 2 because the second one was on the way but had no luck in the end i gave up and tried again a few months later. i still ahd the potty about and let him use it if he wanted to but i didn't force it. a child needs to do it in their own time when they're ready or else you're going to be cleaning up a lot of wee

Michelle - posted on 12/02/2009

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seh's barely 2 and probably not ready.. 'cracking down' is just going to get you a long batlle you wont win

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