As some of you may already know (from my other post), I babysit. I watch an 22 month old from 7am-6pm, M-F. I also watch her older sister from 3-6pm and another little girl, who's 2, from 2pm-5pm. Since the other babies have been in our home, my DD, who is four, has started using the bathroom on herself.
Let me back up a little...She started having leaking accidents before I started babysitting. I had her bladder and urine checked and all the tests came out fine. The doctor said she was just 'regressing'. We didn't do much about it. Just helped her change her panties if she had an accident. Now, since I am babysitting, she has complete accidents. She also wants to drink out of a sippy cup (which she hasn't done since she was about18 months) I thought maybe she just needed some more me time. I gave my two weeks notice to stop babysitting.
I guess my question is, does anyone else have a child who has started wetting themselves after being potty trained for a long time? If so, how did you react?
Our plan is to buy her pullups, make changes of clothing easily accessable to her, and ask her every hour or so if she has to potty.And most definitely spend more one on one time with her.
ALSO....my DD is a hitter...any tips on that while we're at it?? We don't hit, spank, smack, nothing. We don't even do time-outs. If she doesn't get her way with her siblings, she hits them. She will also bite. I have talked to her, explained to her why hitting is bad and how it hurts. She still does it. I asked her why and her response is usually because they did something that pissed her off. Any tips???
I'm sorry if I didn't put this in the right forum or group..I have put questions like this in other groups but usually get a response like they need a spanking or time out. I am looking more into the unschooling/gentle guidance type of parenting so I thought you ladies may be able to help :)