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my 4 yr old is not potty trained yet, he just turned 4 but refuses to sit on potty. any advice?

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Asked by momof4147 at 11:23 AM on Jul. 17, 2009 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • omg i thought i was bad .. im struggling too .. my son will be 3 aug 30th and we are potty training again for like the 3rd time thi is week 2 i have him go around house naked bc if i put panties or diaper or even pull ups on him he will jut mess on him self.. i going to do this another wk or so with out undies or diapers then i going put big boy undies on him and when he pees in them or stinky im going too pop his butt, u just have too show them u mean bussiness .. mine will get it this time u have too be consitent . doe ur 4 yr old talk gud? my lil boy dont say sentences yet but he know what i mean when i tell him something .

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:25 PM on Jul. 17, 2009

  • Some kids train later. Try using a reward system. Spanking rarely works, and the child wil tend to hide it. My daughter will be 3 next month, and she is on and off with it. She just ins't ready yet. You can't force a child to do something they aren't ready for.

    Answer by ColleenF30 at 10:49 PM on Jul. 17, 2009

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