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I am raising my grandaughter. she is 3 years old. she goes 2 the other grandmas every other weekend im potty training no diapers she comes home from there and asks where here diapers are what should i do

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Asked by cshahan at 1:19 PM on Mar. 26, 2011 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • Is there a way to discuss with other grandma that putting her in diapers is clearly sabotaging her toilet learning and that she needs to stay on track? If she's not willing to help her potty learn, then maybe she would be willing to forgo a couple of visits so that she can be successful at learning to use the potty.

    Good luck!

    Answer by AAAMama at 1:21 PM on Mar. 26, 2011

  • I would talk to the other grandma and see if you guys can work together to potty train your granddaughter. Hopefully she will agree and you will have no problems.

    Answer by jnb71584 at 1:25 PM on Mar. 26, 2011

  • i have tried talking 2 her about it but she just keeps doing what she wants when she wants it just drives me crazy i think she does it on purpose but every time i try to do somethin she finds a way to lie out of it

    Comment by cshahan (original poster) at 1:25 PM on Mar. 26, 2011

  • It shouldn't be too touchy to tell the other grandma that she should be enthusiastic and 'on board' to help the lil one get trained. This girl is 3 already, and should have a good start by now. Ask the lil' one if she loves having big girl undies, and hopefully she will relay that message onto grandma#2. You can show her various library books that show how babies have diapers because they can't control muscles.. but you can! GOOD LUCK

    Answer by Carrie131 at 1:30 PM on Mar. 26, 2011

  • Yes, I am with them you should talke to the other grandma and work at one point " potty train"

    Answer by lelly1019 at 1:30 PM on Mar. 26, 2011

  • just keep with it, eventually she will learn that she goes on the potty.. during the weekends if her other grandmother wants to change diapers her loss.. your grand daughter will catch on and get it even without the other support from Grandma #2

    Answer by zoejains_momma at 1:43 PM on Mar. 26, 2011

  • Keep up with the potty training. She'll eventually start telling lazy gma she's ready to use da potty. Besides, she's w u most of the time. Keep up da good work!! It's a slow process...

    Answer by Vero0724 at 1:44 PM on Mar. 26, 2011

  • thank you for the advice im noy giving up the price of diapers is a killer makes u wonder how we raised our kids years ago

    Comment by cshahan (original poster) at 5:43 PM on Mar. 26, 2011

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