I have a 3 year old son that wants to wear underwear but he rather wet himself then go in the potty. He knows that when he has to go potty that he goes to the bathroom. I almost had him completely potty trained then I had another baby and he seen that the baby was in dipers so he wanted dipers. I have tried reward stickers, singing and dancing with him that he was a big boy everytime he went. I just really dont know what to do anymore somebody help me PLEASE!!Answer Question
Answer by Kbmancine at 12:31 PM on Apr. 4, 2009
It is difficult to train at that advanced age. I would have him sit on the potty regularly & make him wait there (for a reasonable amount of time) until he goes. Perhaps give him a book to read (either explaining the story to you from the pictures or holding the book while you read it) and if he hasn't gone by the time he finishes the book he can try again in half an hour. There is really nothing now you can do except show him that you aren't going to let it go & having more patience than him. It is never a good idea to punish a child for not going, but if rewards don't work a no-nonsense insistence that the goes to the potty will eventually work.
Answer by Anonymous at 1:26 PM on Apr. 4, 2009
Answer by richgirljj at 1:32 PM on Apr. 4, 2009
It's the hardest thing I have ever had to do. And if I had known how hard it would be, I wouldn't have gotten pregnant with the child I am currently carrying.
Don't borrow trouble. This child may be much different, especially if it's a girl.
Answer by callmeann at 1:35 PM on Apr. 4, 2009
Answer by tiggermom803 at 7:21 PM on Apr. 4, 2009
Answer by SarahColbert at 7:53 PM on Apr. 4, 2009
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