I Am Potty Training My Son

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    Everywhere But The Potty

    My son just turned three a few months ago. My boyfriend Kyle (my sons father) and I have been working on potty training him. He seem to understand what to do. But when he's outside playing and I know he has to go potty. I ask him you need to go potty and he says yes so I tell him...
    Teenmommy16 Teenmommy16
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 22, 2013

    It's so difficult!! He's not "my son"

    but I am helping rises him everyday. And my grandma relies on me to potty train him. He's ready for it, but my grandma won't do what it takes. Any one have anything that might be helpful?? Like any ideas??
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt
    18-21, F
    Feb 17, 2015

    OMG This Is Frustrating!!

    I'm on my second day. He is not my son, I have fostered him and he is so ready. He keeps saying wee wee, and pulling his trousers down. I got him on the potty and he did sit there a few times, I think he thinks it is some sort of game, but then he started trying to post small...
    RobertaSunset RobertaSunset
    36-40, F
    5 Responses May 9, 2009

    First Day of Potty Training..

    My son is almost 23 months old and i decided that it's the right time to potty train him. I've asked other mothers how they potty trained their children. I have a neighbor that has a daugther 3 months older than my son and she's potty trained! She started about a month ago...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jul 1, 2008

    Getting Started - Any Advice?

    My son has been sitting on the potty for a few weeks now, but only for a few seconds. He mostly seems to want an excuse to flush. At least he's not scared of it! I've tried giving him books, but it hasn't helped him sit still yet. The good news is, he asks to be put on...
    PewterFantasy PewterFantasy
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jul 22, 2008

    The 6th Day..

    It's so far so good...he only had about 1 accident today, he asks me now if he wants to go to the bathroom, not often but there's progress.  He "pps" when i tell him to. So it's great!
    deleted deleted
    Jul 6, 2008

    Actually Its My Daughter

    she's 31 months old, 2 & a half. i just got into a fight with her father about potty training her. he says she's ready, i said she tells me when she wants to go on the potty. her day care teacher says thats the best way to do it. she does occasionally tell me when she wants...
    thirty30 thirty30
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jul 29, 2008

    Okay so my son turns a year old at the end of

    next month he is already walking really good I wanna get him a potty for his birthday... What do you mothers think about starting young????
    daddysprincess2026 daddysprincess2026
    22-25, F
    Jul 19, 2014

    I'm having a hassle and a half getting my son

    to stay dry. He is four and a half, he goes to school now and he stays dry there all day. He also stays dry through the night most of the while but he is very hyper and impulsive, we adopted him after he was born to a young mother with learning disabilities who drank, took drugs...
    RobertaSunset RobertaSunset
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jul 14, 2015

    Advice to Those Who Are Just Starting :)

    Well, it's the 25th day! and its official! My son is not wearing any diaper anymore!! i only put diaper when we go out somewhere far, and whe goes to sleep, and even when he's wearing a diaper, he wakes up dry and he asks me to go to the toilet. We had an issue when he has...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jul 25, 2008

    No Patience

    I know I am doing this wrong. I've read all about potty training. "It's ok if they make a mistake" "Just have patience" "Make it fun for them." I don't know if I have it in me. I have only been a step-mom for a year. My step-son just turned 3 a couple months ago. When my step...
    OzStepMum OzStepMum
    Sep 3, 2012

    We've Mastered Peeing....

    but the kid wont poop in the potty.  He pooped outside on my deck and on my carpet.  How can I convince him to poop on the toilet?
    NoGodsNoMasters NoGodsNoMasters
    31-35, F
    6 Responses Jul 27, 2009

    1 Month

    it's been one month!!! and great great progress. i dont put diapers on him anymore during nap time in the afternoon!! woohooo!!! and he's more aware when he needs to do more #2!
    deleted deleted
    Aug 2, 2008

    Starting Line

    i gave him the plan and got him naked he had not taken his wake up pee pee yet here  we go 900am you could  he had to do pee pee 1st he held his man parts 2nd he play at the train desk and crossed his legs 1000am  he started yelling ma me pee pees bad so i...
    12251a 12251a
    1 Response Aug 6, 2008

    The 14th Day

    My son haven't had any accidents for 4 days now, and he asks me everytime he wants to go "pp". Even when we are at the mall, or outside, he wears diapers just to make sure. He doesn't want to "pp" on his diaper anymore. I still put it on him when we go out and...
    deleted deleted
    Jul 14, 2008

    Potty Training Help

    I'm am going to be starting my sons potty training soon. He is showing an interest in going POTTY in the toilet.  I change him more right now cuz whenever he goes he wants changed. I just need some tips on how to start the process. He is my first child and my husband will be...
    MrsSGTHoadley MrsSGTHoadley
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Jul 16, 2008

    Does anyone happen to have the 1996 cassette

    tape "I'm on the Potty"? If so, please email me caltwis@hotmail.com
    caltwis13 caltwis13
    18-21, M
    Jan 13, 2016

    Tired Of Being Told How To Do It!

    OK, so I'm sure we all have one or more family member/friend who always has their own 2 cents to give you, regardless of need or want. My bane in this whole thing is my mother-in-law...Heres the thing, I've had 3 children in 4 years.... all boys... For a while between my first...
    muffinmeister muffinmeister
    Jan 31, 2011

    The Funny But Wrong Way to Potty Train

    day 1   this is what hes gonna do 1st of  all he is naked if he got too pee pee all teach him to hold it  and  then.......... just pee pee right then and there poo poo sqwat put hands on butt and poo pooc on them
    12251a 12251a
    Aug 6, 2008
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