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24/02/2010 at 13:10
My son is 26 months old and is showing signs of being ready to start potty training. He goes to nursery 2 days a week whilst I'm at work and at each nappy change there he will practise sitting on the potty quite happily. He has been doing this for several weeks.
At home, however, it's a different matter. I ask him if he wants to sit on the potty (which he chose himself), and when he says yes I take him to it, but he refuses to sit on it all, even when wearing his nappy and trousers. I've put his favourite books nearby, and have sat some of his toys on it and made sure I gave then lots of praise for just being sat on it. I haven't forced the issue as I don't want to make him frightened of it. He does, however, like picking the potty up and pretending to empty it in to the toilet!
24/02/2010 at 14:04
24/02/2010 at 14:39
24/02/2010 at 15:27
27/02/2010 at 10:11
hi, i think putting it away is a good idea.
I had the same problem with my daughter, so i put it in my wardrobe, when she was in the room & i was putting clothes away i would get it out but not say a word about it, but so that she would see it & one day she decided she wanted to go on it. think she liked the idea it was her choice & not forced. That was 5weeks ago & she was dry in less than 2weeks .
Anther thing i think may have helped her little friend came round with his potty a few days before & im sure she thought mmm if he can do it so can i!
27/02/2010 at 18:36
01/03/2010 at 11:29
in time he will use your potty at home. just like the caterpillar, in his time he will become a butterfly. let nature takes it course.
01/03/2010 at 15:48
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