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potty tainning

How can I get my 23 month old to potty train.. when she won't even sit on the potty?

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Asked by lorililly at 11:03 AM on Jun. 19, 2008 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • You can't force a child to potty train. When she is ready she will let you know. Take her shopping for "BIG GIRL PANTIES" Make a sticker chart and everytime she sits on the potty give her a sticker on her chart. If she pees give her another. Right now it sounds like she is not ready yet. Take her about every 30 minutes to the potty and read her a book, tell her a story just to get her in the bathroom

    Answer by DancerMomof2 at 11:29 AM on Jun. 19, 2008

  • dont push she'll do it when she feels comfortable. all you will achieve if you push is a battle you really dont want and then it turns into a battle of the wills and a power struggle especially when you go to town and they have nice little accidents that you arent prepared for. shell let you know when shes ready and praise her unconditionally at that time. you can always pick which kind of special panties with her help for when she wants to be a big girl but not until, and dont buy them until she starts showing initative on her part.

    Answer by yathere at 11:50 AM on Jun. 19, 2008

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