Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

1 Bump

I have a concern about my 3.5 year daughter. She knows how to go potty #1 & #2, but lately she has just been going in her underpants more than usual.. Why is she doing this all of a sudden? It's getting really old now. -One very frustrated and tired Mommy.

Answer Question
 
Beth E.

Asked by Beth E. at 1:29 PM on Dec. 13, 2012 in Preschoolers (3-4)

Level 1 (3 Credits)
Answers (5)
  • Has there been any kind of change recently? New baby- new daycare- new house...?
    charlotsomtimes

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 2:30 PM on Dec. 13, 2012

  • Often they regress if there is something different in their life- new baby is one, moving, even something exciting like going on vacation. They don't do it on purpose- at least in my experience.
    Bmat

    Answer by Bmat at 2:33 PM on Dec. 13, 2012

  • Make sure it is not an infection. Sometimes kids do not experience pain with them.
    silverthreads

    Answer by silverthreads at 2:34 PM on Dec. 13, 2012

  • ^^ All of the above.

    Plus, sometimes when they get into playing something they don't like to take the time to stop and go use the potty (seems like it takes a lifetime to them), so they wait until they can't anymore and voila! Accident.
    QuinnMae

    Answer by QuinnMae at 2:37 PM on Dec. 13, 2012

  • Nope, no changes here at home.. Oh wait a minute.. yes there has been a change. I started working again a few months ago. I have been a stay at home mom ever since she was born. Maybe that is it!? Okay, guess I'll have to be very patient with her and keep rewarding stickers until she is back on track again.. Thanks ladies! :)
    Beth E.

    Comment by Beth E. (original poster) at 3:09 AM on Dec. 14, 2012

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.
close Join now to connect to
other members!
Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN