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Why does my almost 4yo DD think she has to wet her underpants in order to change them??

Why can't she just put them in the laundry basket when I ask?? Is it vital that they be wet?? Ugh...

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Asked by willngingersmom at 3:00 PM on Apr. 19, 2011 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • My almost 4-year-old went through a week-long stage doing this as well. I felt it was one of two things 1) a control issue -- she wanted to be in charge of WHEN she changed and 2) She was just too busy playing and didn't want to be bothered with the potty! G'luck!

    Answer by BaileysMom476 at 3:03 PM on Apr. 19, 2011

  • I should've mentioned that this stage abruptly ended when I pulled out a pair of pull-ups and suggested we just "may have to consider having her wear them again." :-)

    Answer by BaileysMom476 at 3:04 PM on Apr. 19, 2011

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