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Argh the dreaded potty training

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Hamstermoo Mon 17-Feb-20 19:08:52

My son is 2years and 10 months. On friday i decided we would have pants and he liked the idea and said no nappy. He cant seem to grasp the concept of pulling down his pants and will wee straight through them or even poo in his pants. Ive tried to go pant less around the house but he gets cross.
Any tips so i can over come this?
Also nursey is it wrong to send him in pull nappy pants?

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DobbyTheHouseElk Mon 17-Feb-20 19:10:11

Doesn’t sound like he’s ready.

Onceuponatimethen Mon 17-Feb-20 19:11:31

It’s a lot easier if you do it without trousers on and let them run to the potty somewhere where accidents don’t matter eg kitchen floor

Onceuponatimethen Mon 17-Feb-20 19:11:45

I would read o crap it’s potty training

Onceuponatimethen Mon 17-Feb-20 19:13:06

By Jamie glowacki - this really worked for us

It takes quite a number of days for it to click - you need to give it a fair go before you see if they are ready or not

Onceuponatimethen Mon 17-Feb-20 19:14:08

You might need to turn the heating up a lot to make him comfy and get some special activities to keep him in the safe zone in your house where you don’t mind accidents

Onceuponatimethen Mon 17-Feb-20 19:15:01

We pulled together a lot of books, some funny games that he hadn’t played for a while eg magnetic fishing etc

PeppaisaBitch Mon 17-Feb-20 19:21:59

Send him to nursery in pants. Tell them you are potty training and they should follow your lead from home. They know how to deal with accidents.

Littlecaf Sat 22-Feb-20 18:02:58

Can you pull his pants down for him? It’s that what every parent does for the first few weeks?

Nottalotta Sat 22-Feb-20 19:02:55

It was months before ds1 could reliably pup his own pants and trousers up and down. There would have been loads of accidents if I left him to it.

As above, read oh crap, go bare bummed for a couple of days then just loose joggers. No pants for several weeks.

Hamstermoo Sun 23-Feb-20 06:50:45

We decided to stop for the mean time. It was upsetting him and i dont want to scare him off the idea. I spoke to nursery and they thought he wasnt ready like i had in the back of my mind.

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MinnieMouseMaze Sun 23-Feb-20 07:24:50

Read oh crap as recommended we'll in advance for next time. Worked for us and wasn't stressful at all, being naked on day 1 is key!

TobyeBella Sun 23-Feb-20 07:41:22

We did the Oh Crap method, worked really well for us too.

mamabear79 Sun 23-Feb-20 07:51:17

Also did the oh crap method and worked really well for us too!

HenSolo Sun 23-Feb-20 07:59:17

No tips but solidarity grin - my son is 3yrs 2 months and still not getting it.

Hamstermoo Sun 23-Feb-20 10:31:46

That makes me feel better

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Nottalotta Sun 23-Feb-20 19:52:15

Ds2 has just finished day 3 of the oh crap method. Day 1 was great. Day 2 pretty rubbish, day 3 great. I remember ds1 being similar.

Onceuponatimethen Sun 23-Feb-20 20:29:28

Stick with it @Nottalotta I think it was exactly the same for us!!

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