Potty Training

My friends 4-year-old refuses to potty train: Advice?

I have a friend of mine who has a 4 year old who refuses to potty train. She’s tried everything from treats to underwear. She wants to get him potty trained so he can start preschool. Any ideas to help her out! Thanks in advance Anonymous Community MemberThis question was asked by a Facebook community member who has asked to remain anonymous.

My 4-year-old has been having accidents: Advice?

My daughter is four years old and has been potty trained for nearly two years now. This past week or so, she has had about six potty “accidents.” She has peed on the sofas, in her bed, on the floor, and today she pooped herself while eating breakfast. I’m kind of torn between whether these are accidents or if it could be something I am not seeing (acting out, wanting attention, etc.) She’s never done anything like this before. She has had accidents where I know she was trying to make it and just didn’t, and that’s completely understandable. But lately, it seems as though she doesn’t even try to get up and go. She continues to play with her toys or tablet or whatever it is she’s doing at the time. She has always asked or told us when she needs to go to the bathroom. She will say, “mama, I need to potty,” and I’ll say, “okay! Go ahead and call me when you’re done.” So she knows when she has to go, and she knows how to wipe, for the most part, she’s still learning the correct way. I do follow her almost every time just to …

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My 6-year-old nephew has been having accidents: Advice?

Anyway, I have my almost six-year-old nephew daily. His dad brings him to my house in the mornings, and I take him to school. I also pick him up from school. Almost always, after I pick him up from school, he poops himself. He holds it all day during school but messes his pants before we even get home. My sister, his mom, doesn’t see him very often. He primarily stays with his dad and me. I’m wondering if he’s having accidents because he’s upset that he doesn’t see him, mom…? I don’t know how to break him of this.. help. Anonymous Community MemberThis question was asked by a Facebook community member who has asked to remain anonymous.

Potty Training: How to Get Rid of Pee Smell?

Potty Training: How Do You Get the Smell of Pee Out of Carpets?

A mom just began potty training her daughter, and though things are going well, she wants to know how to get rid of the pee smell that lingers after accidents. Over on the Mamas Uncut Facebook page, our robust community of moms is always having a conversation about topics that matter. We like to highlight those conversations from time to time. Important mom questions. Thoughtful mom answers. Let’s hear from the community! A member of the Mamas Uncut Facebook community asks: We are on day four of potty training with only 3 accidents so far and are so excited!! However, I am INCREDIBLY bad at getting the smell of pee pee out of the carpet from the accidents that she did have, lol. What can I use???!! I used a disinfectant spray and it helped a little… but it definitely still smells??? – Mamas Uncut Community Member As always, the Mamas Uncut community was there with some great potential solutions. Try a New Cleaning Product “OdoBan is the best stuff I’ve found for stubborn odors.” “Get an enzyme cleaner. Follow directions on the bottle.” “Try the pet urine remover sprays with enzymes in them. And definitely get or rent a carpet scrubber.” “I use …

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