hiya,my daughter was 3 in June but has been completly toilet trained since February.but in the last few weeks shes been having afew accidents as she tends to hold her wees in for hours, and when we ask her if she needs to she says no, or trys and says its too hard.she get tired at Nursery and does 3 long days there, but not sure if this is adding towards it or if she is just getting lazy.we have tried rewards,being posive about it etc but its really stressing me out.i have got cross with her as i dont want her to think it that its ok,but then i feel bad for having a go ay her,i try to explain to her that big girls go to the toilet lots to keep their pants dry, but she seems totally oblivious to what im saying, she is very bright, and wonder if she is doing it for attention or just because she is too distracted by what she is doing, i dont know which is the best way to react as im getting cross and upset but do i tell her this or just act as if i dont mind, please help,im hoping it is just a phase


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JO - posted on 10/11/2011




thank you, its nice to have some reasurence and guidence, we are trying sticker charts again and positive reinforcement,much appretiated, thanks

~♥Little Miss - posted on 10/10/2011




This is a tricky one. Most kids will revert at one point or another after being fully potty trained. Sometimes it is a control issue, they want full control over their body functions, and they feel they can control this without being told what to do, another reason can be because they are so engrossed in what they are doing, they do not want to take the time to stop and use the bathroom. Just be patient, this IS just a phase. She will NOT like being wet, and will eventually rectify the issue with positive encouragement, and patience on your part. I know it is hard, potty training is totally frustrating. Good luck, and just know, many of us have had the same issue. My son had it, but it was a pooping issue. That is always fun to clean out of underwear.

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