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Are there any mommies out there who had their child potty trained at an earlier than usual age?

Are there any mommies out there who had their child potty trained at an earlier than usual age? Topic: Interesting words for kids writing letters
June 26, 2019 / By Tiara
Question: Most experts and doctors say that most kids aren't ready to potty train until they're like two and a half or three. But we all know those moms who swear that their kids were potty trained at 18 months or less. My own mother says she had me and all three of my sisters potty trained at 14 months. I ask this because my 16 month old daughter seems to be showing signs of wanting to start training. She can say both "pee-pee" and "poo-poo", I only ever have to change her diaper about 3 or 4 times a day. She stays dry over night most nights. She's very interested in the potty and becomes very uncomfortable when she's wet and tries to take her clothes off. She has always been very quick to develop and catch on to things. But on one side I have people encouraging me to try, and on the other side I have people telling me that it's ridiculous and to wait. I know my daughter...I know she's ready. I just don't know where to begin with the training since she is my first child. Any advice?
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Rosie Rosie | 3 days ago
You know your daughter best. Some children are ready at this age. I must admit my first two were almost 3 before they were fully trained. My gmom however said that she had my mom trained at 13 months (because my aunt was coming along) and it involved way to much spanking (she wasn't ready). However, after many methods of trying this is what worked for both of my children. I got a piece of poster board and wrote a word (TOY for my son, WOW for my daughter) in block letters and sectioned the letters into squares. I got stickers (their favorite characters at the time) and everytime they pee peed they got a sticker in one square, every time they pooped they got two squares full. When they filled the whole chart (took about 5 days) they recieved a bigger reward (small toy). The trick is, to show them what they will get in the end. At that age they understand the concept of earning something by good behavior. It has worked twice for me and i am currently using this method with my third. WARNING: Pullups and underwear do not work in the beginning stages of potty training. They assume they are diapers. Best chance is to go without underwear and just a shirt.
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Rosie Originally Answered: My dog will NOT get potty trained?
I can feel your frustration! Hate to tell you this, but diapers are not good for girl dogs. They need air circulation or they can get vaginal/uterine infections. I know, bummer. But if you leave her in them you are likely to incur a big vet bill and a suffering dog. The first step is always to rule out medical problems by taking your dog to the vet for a good checkup. If its medical, it can be cleared up by the vet, but no amount of training can fix it. Have you thought about building her an indoor/outdoor kennel? That should solve the problem while you're at work. Also, please watch this and follow it exactly. It will lead you to success. Be sure to use Natures Miracle for the cleanup. The big, and very surprising change I saw was when I started rewarding my dogs for going outside with wee bites of real meat -- it made housebreaking go faster than I'd ever experienced before. Who knew? LOL House training a puppy or rescue dog (Kikopup) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QvPiFcG7R...

Myrtle Myrtle
My oldest daughter from about the age of 1 started to have this fascination with the potty and always wanted to go like a big girl. By the age of 18 months she was fully potty trained even at night. My other daughter is almost 3 and i just now got her trained. All kids are different but if you see yours starting to have the interest i would definitely give it a shot.
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Lorelle Lorelle
Go ahead and begin training her. I saw a special, on TV, of Oriental mothers who begin potty training at 3-months of age. They, somehow, watch the look in their child's face and know when they are about to pee or poop. They immediately remove the diaper and hold the infant over the toilet. The are so dedicated to this that even before the child is walking...they are pulling on their pants to get them off so they can be held over the toilet. Once they are walking...then they can sit on the toilet by themselves and without a diaper. It was amazing to see this; there were even a few US mothers trying this...
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Kat Kat
My niece is 2 years old and FULLY potty trained. I lived with my sister during most of her pregnancy and most of the time my niece was being potty trained. My sister started to train her when she was about 15 months. Its better to start your daughter sooner, that way she has time to learn before you start getting upset that its taking to long.=) It took my niece awhile to completely stop having accidents. It is going to take time and determination on your part. If she is showing signs of being ready, it is your child. Do what you think is best for your baby. Btw. Im expecting, and excited!!!!!!!!!
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Hazel Hazel
my oldest daughter was once rather well approximately utilising the potty at one million one million/two and one hundred% educated via age two however my moment daughter took a bit longer, she wasn't educated till three! My final daughter is simplest 6 months however she is already looking to feed herself, as soon as I can get her to wipe her possess butt...I'm set! lol
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Hazel Originally Answered: I had my three year old potty trained but she relapsed when she went to her dads. Can you give me some tips?
After she begins to use the potty, it is normal to have accidents and for her to regress or relapse at times and refuse to use the potty. The process of being fully potty trained, with your child recognizing when she has to go to the potty, physically goes to the bathroom and pulls down her panties, urinates or has a bowel movement in the potty, and dresses herself, can take time, often up to three to six months for most children. Having accidents or occasionally refusing to use the potty is normal and not considered resistance. While it is recommended that you don't insist that she sits on the potty and you should be prepared to delay training if she shows resistance, at some point if her resistance to using the potty persists, especially after she is 3 -3 1/2 years old, then you should consider her resistant to potty training and you will need to change your methods. Potty training resistance usually occurs because your child has had a bad experience at some point during potty training, especially if she was started before she was intellectually or psycholgoically ready. Other times, especially with strong willed or stubborn children, it may have nothing to do with your technique or timing, and you may have done nothing wrong. Reasons for developing a resistance to potty training can include: --being scared to sit on the potty chair --flushing the toilet may have scared her from wanting to sit on the toilet --being pushed too early or fast before she was ready --severe punishment for not using the potty or being forced to sit on the potty --inconsistant training, especially among different caregivers --she may have had a painful bowel movement from being constipated. If this is the case, treat her constipation and wait until she is having regular, soft bowel movements before you begin training again --or she may just be stubborn and is involved in a power struggle with her parents and is using her control over where she has a bowel movement --she may enjoy the negative attention she gets from not using the potty or from having accidents --although rare, there are medical conditions that can make it difficult for your child to hold in or delay urinating or having a bowel movement. Discuss with your Pediatrician if there are any medical reasons why you may be having a hard time teaching your child to use potty, especially if she seems to have other delays in his development. At this point, if your child is totally resistant to being potty trained, then it is best to just make her responsible for when she wants to use the toilet. This includes not punishing her for mistakes and not reminding her to use the potty. If she seems fearful, you can try and discuss calmly what it is about using the potty that scares her. While you may get a lot of negative feedback from friends or family members about not being more aggressive with getting your child potty trained, you should be firm and let them know that you are working on it and remind them that not all children potty train at the same time. In addition, it can be helpful if you: --establish a reward or incentive for using the potty. This should include lots of praise and attention when she uses the potty. It can also include a star or reward chart on which you child can place stickers whenever she uses the potty. After a certain number of days that she has stickers, then she can get a reward, such as toy, etc. --have your child be involved in changing herself when she wets or soils herself. This can include getting a new diaper, taking the dirty diaper off, cleaning herself (although she will probably need help after bowel movements), and throwing the dirty diaper away. --At some point you can change her into regular underware. You can talk about it beforehand and maybe have a ceremony where she throws away the left over diapers or you may just decide not to buy any new ones. Now, when she does wet or soil herself, you can have her help to clean out her underware in the sink or bathtub. You may even have her put them in the washing machine and wait with you while they are getting washed and dried. She should then dress herself. This method is not for everyone, but is usually very effective. You can also have her clean up after herself if she wet or soiled the floor. --Limit her to having BMs in the bathroom. This isn't always possible, but is easy if she always asks for a diaper just to have a bowel movement. Next, have her sit on the potty to have a bowel movement, even if she continues to wear her diaper. Then work on getting her diaper off by opening it and eventually taking it off. During this process, you should give lots of praise and rewards during each step. --If she is having a hard time learning to use the potty, but isn't necessarily resistant to the idea, then developing a regular daily routine of sitting on the potty for five or ten minutes every few hours may be helpful. --Most importantly, avoid physical punishment for not using the potty, even in an older child. It can be appropriate to verbally let her know that you disapprove of her not using the potty, but this should not get to the point of yelling, shaming or nagging.

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