We are potty training but not going full force yet. He is in underwear sometimes during the day and a pull up also sometimes during the day. He has not used the potty yet really, just a little. If I put him in a diaper to go out will that confuse him. Or if he gets a diaper sometimes during the day. I also have a 1 month old that makes it hard to constantly take him to the bathroom. I've heard that switching back and forth can confuse them and hurt there self esteem. Do you think that is true?Answer Question
Asked by Anonymous at 9:52 PM on Jun. 25, 2010 in Toddlers (1-2)
Answer by neebug3766 at 9:58 PM on Jun. 25, 2010
Answer by sweetestkitten at 10:04 PM on Jun. 25, 2010
Answer by Nemhs at 10:46 PM on Jun. 25, 2010
I honestly think pull ups are the biggest waste of money. You pay more for fewer & they leak all over. I don't think what they are wearing makes any difference. I kept all of mine in diapers until they were using the potty 90% of the time. I had no desire to sop pee off of my couch. My youngest (20 months) is potty training, so if she is having one of those days where she sheds her diaper every 10 minutes & runs to the potty I'll let her wear some big girl undies, but only for about 10 minutes. If she actually pees on the potty, I'll let her go longer. But it's really no big deal unless you treat underwear as a reward or take them away as a punishment. Just keep that part matter of factly. I can certainly understand being busy. I would never remember to take my kids to try. I let them tell me if they want to try, otherwise I just take them with me every time I go & try then.
Answer by carlye828 at 12:21 AM on Jun. 26, 2010