Ok I don't have time to read a whole book right now and I really need help! I have tried doing just what other moms have suggested and have not had success. Please tell me what worked for you. TIA
All I can say is good luck! Im going to try tomorrow with my dd. Im going to cold turkey tho, I work at a child care center and thats what I do with the kids there it seems to work.
I took my dd out today to buy special underwear and when she wakes up tomorrow she will sit on the potty like she normally does and instead of putting on a new diaper Im just going to have her put on some underwear.
Well, knock on wood, we put ds in underwear on Thursday and he's only had one accident since (too much playing in the basement without adults there constantly). I ask him every 10 minutes when he wakes up if he needs to use the potty, and then (he always says no) I tell him to let me know if he has to go. He'll let me know right after I ask sometimes. Then I pay attention to the clock (I know, I know, probably not supposed to) and ask him about every 1/2 hour. Or...I notice if he has something to drink and ask him 20 minutes after he starts. Or I ask randomly. I don't have him sit on the potty unless he tells me he has to go (well, I did at Pizza Hut, but not when we're home). He was obviously ready though, because he lets me know when he has to go. GL!
Edit to add: We also use "potty candy" (sour patch kids). Two pieces every time he goes on the potty. And we make a big deal about it. And he loves his little froggy potty. (and sometimes he forgets his potty candy, which is fine with me!) We'll phase that out sometime. I'm worried about daycare though....
1) M&M's!!! I tried a sticker chart and it was miserable, I found stickers everywhere but the chart and she could have cared less about them. 1 M&M for every attempt on the potty at first... then just 1 when she pees... I also gave 2 for poop so she would actually go on the potty.
2) Underwear with LO's favorite character and then explain "_(Minnie)_" doesn't want to get wet or dirty so make sure you tell me when you need to use the potty.
The naked thing works somewhat as long as you're patient and there's a potty visible. For us the best thing was to just go and sit first thing in the morning, and then every 15/20 min for a day or two. Also, we tried not to draw attention to accidents. GL!!!
We used the 3 day potty training and it worked well!! A few of my friends have found it a success as well. https://www.3daypottytraining.com/
We also had been randomly putting our kids on the potty since they were 13 months old and we would have successes each time we did. My kids were trained at 20 months (girl) and 25 months (boy). In our house, our kids were exposed to us using the bathroom, in natural ways (we had to bring them in for safety, they barged in, etc), frequently. That could have been helpful too.