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How did you potty train you Daughter or Son??

My daughter is 3 years old and refuses to potty train. She will be 4 in September. She want to go to school and it's just really really hard and I've tried everything I can think of... PLEASE HELP

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Asked by jessalyns_momma at 6:58 PM on Mar. 13, 2011 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • Sad to say, I didnt. The nanny did.

    Answer by vbruno at 6:58 PM on Mar. 13, 2011

  • i wish i had a nanny right lol

    Comment by jessalyns_momma (original poster) at 7:00 PM on Mar. 13, 2011

  • I took her to go pick out her own panties and potty chair. When we got home I told her no more diapers and it was time for her big girls. I put the diapers away and she never wore them again. It took about 2 weeks of accidents and she finally got the hang of it. Make sure to have a reward system. I did made a chart and everytime she went potty on the potty we put a sticker of her choice on there, when all the boxes were filled she got a treat. I think there was about 5 squares for each treat. Also we had a potty dance.

    Answer by amber1330 at 7:07 PM on Mar. 13, 2011

  • Also, take her to the potty with you, let her sit on hers to get comfortable with it and show her what a good job mommy does by going potty. Make it exciting.

    Answer by amber1330 at 7:08 PM on Mar. 13, 2011

  • ill have to try that

    Comment by jessalyns_momma (original poster) at 7:09 PM on Mar. 13, 2011

  • All kids are different and you should not expect to much from of her. My last is a boy that is now 4, I had to go get the potty training book from barnes and noble. My other 3 kids that are girls did not require this they did what mommy did.

    Answer by dubewife at 7:32 PM on Mar. 13, 2011

  • every day when i went pee or poo, I would have her sit in her potty next to me in the bathroom. Sometimes he would pee, sometimes she would not. when she did, we would make a big deal out of it & get all excited & have a party. it was cute, because when mommy pooped, she would celebrate for me. Anyhow, this works like a charm. She was completely potty trained at 26 months, she started her curiosity at 15 months.

    Answer by samurai_chica at 7:33 PM on Mar. 13, 2011

  • I just waited until they were ready.

    Answer by Hatsumomo at 3:11 AM on Mar. 14, 2011

  • consistency is the key just stay on top of it and ask her every hour if she needs to go potty

    Answer by Christmaslver68 at 11:35 AM on Mar. 16, 2011

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