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Day 1 - can I give up yet?

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SarahBumBarer Sat 16-Mar-13 15:20:57

Just wrote a really long post about how disheartened I am (on the first day) and while writing DS did his first wee in the potty. Hurrah! I have strength to carry on - for the rest of the day at least!

DS is 2.9 and strongly resistant to the potty and a poo denier so I have been dreading this. I have wee on my sofa and he wee'd on me earlier when I told him off but he just did a wee in his potty!!!! Yay!!!

So I had to share this and have a feeling I may still have a need for this thread yet...

MerryMingeWhingesAgain Sat 16-Mar-13 15:25:00

Yay grin

If they are ready and willing it can be very quick. If not, you are allowed to just give up and try again in a few months weeks.

Lots of praise and stickers encouraged DD when she was 3 but reluctant, DS was super keen and trained himself at 2.9 with not so much as a chocolate button needed.

SarahBumBarer Sat 16-Mar-13 15:35:16

I've had to give him malteasers just for sitting on the potty! He's going to want an entire mars bar if he ever does a poo on it! grin (no chance!)

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