I have a 3 yr old son who is potty trained, but now he is having accidents, not at night, during day he will not stop playing, or stop watching television, my question is I know he is just to busy having fun and dont want to stop what he is doing, so how to i punish him or should i? i am afraid if i dont punish him he will continue but if i do i will discourage what he has already learned, so please how to punish him and when and how?Answer Question
Answer by Bmat at 8:44 PM on Mar. 7, 2011
well first of all make him completely clean up the mess he made (put clothes in the hamper or wherever, clean the floor, etc.) they can do a very thorough job, don't let him half-ass it. i don't scold them, but i do make it clear that they are going to clean up their mess and that in itself is a deterrent. start reminding him every so often that it's time for a potty break and that his toys aren't going to run away while he's in the bathroom. if you have a dvr on your tv then you can pause his show, if not just wait until commercial break. that really works well in my house.
Answer by princessbeth79 at 8:45 PM on Mar. 7, 2011
Answer by onethentwins at 8:46 PM on Mar. 7, 2011
If your son is playing you should go ahead and stop him for a potty break. he will grow out of having those types of accidents on himself don't worry about it. pretty soon you might have to stop him from going anywhere he feels the urge. My sons used to pee outside in public instead of coming in. Boys are a very interesting species to raise.
Answer by ptomom678 at 9:15 PM on Mar. 7, 2011
Answer by judimary at 9:27 PM on Mar. 7, 2011
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