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i am having trouble getting my three yr old potty trained and also having trouble getting her to behave what can i do?

need help with my three yr old daughter she wont use the potty and she wont stop touching things that dont belong to her how do i get her to behave and use the potty? she throws huge tempertantrums when u tell her she is doing wrong

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tdoctor08

Asked by tdoctor08 at 12:16 PM on Mar. 30, 2009 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • Consequences. If you don't have any, there's your problem. If you have them in place, they need to be increased.
    RyleeMendez

    Answer by RyleeMendez at 12:27 PM on Mar. 30, 2009

  • agree with the above. You HAVE to follow through. other wise she will not take you seriously and will block you out when you talk. You have to be in charge. It will not make her not love you. You need to teach her to be a respectful child as well. A great book "Children the challenge"
    Willywonka06

    Answer by Willywonka06 at 2:44 PM on Mar. 30, 2009

  • ass for potty training she is old enough to know what you geting at and asking, ditch pull ups if your doing that, let her feel the real wetting pants yuck. If that does not start working have her change herself a couple times. I know it's time consuming and a pain but it will work/!
    Willywonka06

    Answer by Willywonka06 at 2:46 PM on Mar. 30, 2009

  • she'll be potty trained when she gets married.

    Get control back.
    joy6983

    Answer by joy6983 at 3:06 PM on Mar. 30, 2009

  • Does she know when she has to go to the bathroom? Have you tried giving her a sticker, or piece of candy as a reward for using the "big kid" potty? As far as her touching things, that is something that is going to take patience....lots of it too! What does she like to do for fun? Any kitchen utensils that might entertain her? You have to let her know that YOUR in control. Try removing the things that she is getting a hold of (if you can) and put her in time out when she does wrong. Its frusterating but the phase will stop.
    xol0velypink

    Answer by xol0velypink at 9:16 PM on Mar. 30, 2009

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