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portable potty at the park??

I was at the park yesterday and noticed a little girl 3 or 4 sitting on a portable potty right by her mom who was sitting on the bench. I found it odd since there is a public restroom right next to the park.

 
mommiedear

Asked by mommiedear at 5:45 PM on Feb. 3, 2009 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • I carried the portable potty in the back of my car everywhere we went when my kids were potty training and for a few months after. Of course I never had them sit on it in the middle of the park.....
    slw123

    Answer by slw123 at 8:40 PM on Feb. 3, 2009

  • LOL, that is very odd. That poor girl was prob embarassed. I would NEVER do that to my daughter. Yes public restrooms are horribly disguisting but that's why I carry the hand sanatizer with me wherever I go.
    luv4adrianna

    Answer by luv4adrianna at 5:49 PM on Feb. 3, 2009

  • I think that's a bit weird too. I woulda kept it in my car at least with garbage bags in the pot lined with newspaper to dispose of on the spot or at home. But I don't blame the mom for not wanting the public restroom, so many are N A S T EEE!!!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:03 PM on Feb. 3, 2009

  • Where i live (not low scale neighborhood by any means) this is a totally normal practice for a toddler. Many moms are more afraid of the germs in public restrooms and even worse in a portable bathroom. Boys also pee on the sides of the park always. So, i dont really see a problem with it.
    redderbedder

    Answer by redderbedder at 10:47 PM on Feb. 3, 2009

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