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Re: Re: Re: I can't get my toddler to sit on potty

Have you tried a reward chart? They are great and worked wonders with my daughter. I got one from and they are reusable.



Re: Re: Re: Re: I can't get my toddler to sit on potty

Yes, I made one with my son and let him decorate it and pick our stickers for it. Initially it worked for a couple of days but then nothing. I started again this week and it has worked again but I can tell his enthusiasm is starting to fade. I also am trying putting cheerios in the toilet and letting him "shoot" the cheerios. He thinks that is pretty fun. Once I get him to the potty he always goes, it is just a battle to get him there. He is a very stubborn child that is also very controlling (like his mother-me). I have met my match with him. Thanks for your advice.

Re: I can't get my toddler to sit on potty

My son was almost 3 when he was trained, he is the youngest of 4, and what we finally did was start telling him when we were going to potty. Everyone did this. My husband and oldest son would take him to the bathroom with them and let him see them doing it. Eventually he caught on that eeryone else in the house is doing this except me. And he wanted to do it too. He never sat on the potty, but he did what the big boys were doing and never een wets the bed. (knock on wood) maybe what he is seeing at preschool is the other kids telling that they have to go potty and he wants to do what everyone else is doing?
Hope this helps
Dirty Drawers

Re: I can't get my toddler to sit on potty

have u try to use cheerios they work to help him do it standing maybe thats the deal