Welcome to the group! These ladies are wonderful have great advice...I wish you the best! My son is 4.5 but not potty trained yet. Hugs!
My son almost 5 and he won't go on the potty.
My son is 5 and is still not potty trained.
It does take our kids longer to get there, but I do think you can have hope that he will get there eventually. You have to keep working on it.
my son 13 and for the last 8 yrs we have been struggling to get him to use the toilet for his bm and not his underwear. only thing that has worked, besides rewards, is that every time he poops his pants he has to take a shower,wash his underwear out in there then clean the tub. also if he has an accident at school he has to leave his "mainstream" class and go back to the other class til he no longer poops. usually a day or 2 and he goes back. (just cleaning out his underwear nvr seemed to work. especially since hes been doing it since he was 5.) now all i see in his underwear are skid marks from not wiping, but if he has flush able wipes hes good at getting it all
He must be scared of something. Ask your son. My son was 4.5 years when trained but he doesn't like the sound of the toilet when flushing. He leaves the bathroom immediatly after flushing.
My son Josiah is 4 and I thought he would never get potty trained. We started having to time him and send him to the bathroom. We had to do the potty dance....even if he didnt go potty. It helped him to actually sit on the toilet w/o resisting b/c he knew we would dance when he was allowed to get up. I bought a watch and set the timer for him to potty. It was harder with the bowel movements b/c he would always go and hide or tuck away. I didnt care if he had started going in his clothes...I always made him finish on the toilet. He eventually got it on his own and now shouts "lets go potty" when he has to go. He is determined to not go on himself. All kids are different. You just have to find what works best for you all. We potty trained for over 2 years before he got the hang of it. I wish you the best of luck!!
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