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Happy Ipster Washington, D.C., District of Columbia 22226 posts
20th Apr '11
Quoting RN Momma:" My daughter will not poop on the potty. She'll pee any time. She poops during nap or quiet time or if ... [snip!] ... It takes every thing in my body not to get ticked. I've tried so many things. Please anyone share advice to this lost mom. TIA"


Oh sweetie :( I'm so sorry.



We lucked out in that area and didn't have to deal with it. Our neighbor's son briefly went thru that and she chalked it up to a phase b/c he's mostly quit it.



Have you done the eye level conversations about how/why that's gross? Have you tried making her clean up the mess, herself, and then serve a time out?

Jeka Joy RN 2 kids; Evansville, Indiana 798 posts
20th Apr '11
Quoting Mom of a Genius:" Oh sweetie :( I'm so sorry. We lucked out in that area and didn't have to deal with it. Our neighbor's ... [snip!] ... conversations about how/why that's gross? Have you tried making her clean up the mess, herself, and then serve a time out?"


yeah, I think I've tried everything :/ i hope the phase is short lived! she doesn't think it's gross either somehow.

The Fantastic 4 2 kids; New York 6947 posts
20th Apr '11

i need to get DD out of diapers. Shes 2 years and 5 months and just wont go in the potty. She takes off her pamper and tells me after the fact. shes even pooped and peed on our carpet.



Shes calmed down with taking off her pamper because ive put a footie pajama on her but id really like to stop buying 2 sets of pampers. HELP

Happy Ipster Washington, D.C., District of Columbia 22226 posts
21st Apr '11
Quoting The Fantastic 4:" i need to get DD out of diapers. Shes 2 years and 5 months and just wont go in the potty. She takes off ... [snip!] ... with taking off her pamper because ive put a footie pajama on her but id really like to stop buying 2 sets of pampers. HELP"


she might not be ready -- esp with a new sibling. Kids almost always regress with another kiddo joining in.



If you realllllly wanna try to force it (and I hate to say force, but you kwim) then have her put all her diaps in a trash bag and tell her there are no more diaps for her. Diaps are for the baby only. Then put her straight in undies and don't look back.

The Fantastic 4 2 kids; New York 6947 posts
21st Apr '11

<blockquote><b>Quoting Mom of a Genius:</b>" she might not be ready -- esp with a new sibling. Kids almost always regress with another kiddo joining ... [snip!] ... and tell her there are no more diaps for her. Diaps are for the baby only. Then put her straight in undies and don't look back."</blockquote>



I have to build the Courage to do that. The whole house has rug so it drives me insane when she pees or poops on it

Happy Ipster Washington, D.C., District of Columbia 22226 posts
21st Apr '11
Quoting The Fantastic 4:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Mom of a Genius:</b>" she might not be ready -- esp with a ... [snip!] ... I have to build the Courage to do that. The whole house has rug so it drives me insane when she pees or poops on it"


ohhhhhh!!!



When we moved into our house 4 yrs ago, DH immediately ripped up the carpets and put hardwood down with his BIL. (we didn't have a kid back then, but we had 7 cats and 3 ferrets)

The Fantastic 4 2 kids; New York 6947 posts
21st Apr '11
Quoting Mom of a Genius:" ohhhhhh!!! When we moved into our house 4 yrs ago, DH immediately ripped up the carpets and put hardwood down with his BIL. (we didn't have a kid back then, but we had 7 cats and 3 ferrets)"


This is a rental so we have to keep it :( Omg 7 cats is crazy lol thank god you took out the rug. I have cat and it loves to stick is claws in it and pull...grrr he pisses me off lol

Ashley {O08} 2 kids; Sadler, Texas 4660 posts
21st Apr '11

I refuse to buy any more diapers. He WILL get potty trained while I am on maternity leave. He'll wear underwear if I tell him all the diapers are gone and he won't pee/poop in them unless we are in the car, but still has a problem sitting on the potty on a regular basis. I'm thinking about using the waterproof pads I have and leaving him in underwear overnight too. I figure if he has no other choice, he'll start going to the potty. He'd be potty trained already if I had some help, but my step mom watches him while I work, and "doesn't have time" to help train him. Def getting someone else after I get another job.

Happy Ipster Washington, D.C., District of Columbia 22226 posts
21st Apr '11
Quoting Ashley {O08}:" I refuse to buy any more diapers. He WILL get potty trained while I am on maternity leave. He'll wear ... [snip!] ... step mom watches him while I work, and "doesn't have time" to help train him. Def getting someone else after I get another job."


Good luck - and I second getting someone else!

Ashley {O08} 2 kids; Sadler, Texas 4660 posts
21st Apr '11
Quoting Mom of a Genius:" Good luck - and I second getting someone else!"


Only reason I'm sticking with her for now is because I just got child care assistance set up. I'm just so sick of trying to break habits she keeps creating



MiSs LaDy BuG 2 kids; Texas 3726 posts
22nd Apr '11
Quoting RN Momma:" My daughter will not poop on the potty. She'll pee any time. She poops during nap or quiet time or if ... [snip!] ... It takes every thing in my body not to get ticked. I've tried so many things. Please anyone share advice to this lost mom. TIA"


my son did that so at first if i knew he had to poop i would put a diaper on him to poop just so he wouldn't get constipated i did that for like 2 days and then i would put a diaper on him when i knew he had to poop but i would make him sit on the toilet i did that for about 3-4 days when i noticed he was comfortable to sit on the toilet and not freak out and the i took a diaper cut a hole in it and would put that on him when he told me had to poop we called it the "Magic diaper" he did that for about a week or 2 and now he does not care about popping in the diaper...i think it worked to well because he has a froggy potty that he potties on but when he poops he will only use his Elmo potty seat that attaches to the toilet

MiSs LaDy BuG 2 kids; Texas 3726 posts
22nd Apr '11

any advice on how to get a 2 and half year old night trained he is fully potty trianed during the day except at nap time Ive tried the whole underwear at bed and it doesn't work he pees and sleeps right throw it

Happy Ipster Washington, D.C., District of Columbia 22226 posts
22nd Apr '11
Quoting Milk + Chocolate = my bab:" my son did that so at first if i knew he had to poop i would put a diaper on him to poop just so ... [snip!] ... he has a froggy potty that he potties on but when he poops he will only use his Elmo potty seat that attaches to the toilet"


oooh creative!!

Happy Ipster Washington, D.C., District of Columbia 22226 posts
22nd Apr '11
Quoting Milk + Chocolate = my bab:" any advice on how to get a 2 and half year old night trained he is fully potty trianed during the day ... [snip!] ... during the day except at nap time Ive tried the whole underwear at bed and it doesn't work he pees and sleeps right throw it "


I have the issue some nights too. It's not uncommon! (if that helps - lol)



1. Do you restrict fluid intake at night? If so, how far before bedtime?
2. Do you make a pee right before bed?
3. Do you wake him to pee in the middle of the night?




Also, sphincter control of the bladder can take time. It's not abnormal to wet the bed until 8 years old. I reallllly hope we're not in THAT boat.

Jorgianna's Mommy :) Due December 12 (boy); 18 kids; Sacramento, California 267 posts
25th Apr '11

my daughter will sit on the potty and get up or take it apart and hit the button to make the victory noise