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How can i get my 3 year old to use her pottty?

I have tried everything. Nothing seems to get her excited about using the potty! I am getting very frustrated..

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Asked by Anonymous at 3:24 PM on Feb. 27, 2009 in General Parenting

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  • My daughter wanted to sit naked on hers when she watched tv. So her potty was in the living room. I have pictures of her when she would put on her bumblebee halloween costume and sit on her potty. She eventually peed in it out of curiosity.

    Answer by ria7 at 3:27 PM on Feb. 27, 2009

  • I took my 2 1/2 year old out of pull-ups and put her into real panties, I only put a pull-up on her the first night after doing so and she was completely potty trained in 3 days! She too had no excitement about it and just plain did not want to use it. 3 days though and she wouldn't even consider a pull-up and has not worn one since. Good luck.

    Answer by BusyBeesmom at 3:28 PM on Feb. 27, 2009

  • My niece didn't seem to have any interest in the potty at that age either. Once she started keeping a calendar with stickers on it she started using it. The goal was a 2 wheeler bike after 100 stickers. In the meantime she was given smaller rewards for things like going away from home, waking up dry, etc. It took a summer, but she got her bike.
    Truth be known, I think she liked earning the stickers more than she likes the bike! :)
    Maybe this will help-

    Answer by LadyAronna at 4:11 PM on Feb. 27, 2009

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