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  • Toilet Training – Parenting Advice
    Q.I have a daughter who is 21 months old. I just finished the spring semester for college and will be home taking online classes for summer. I am also 6 months pregnant. I decided this could be the perfect time to start potty training. I am peeing every 10 min. so she has someone to go with her, and I will remember better that way. I gave it a try when I got home with all the stuff. She really gets upset about sitting on the potty chair. I got her to stay, but not without her doing a lot of crying. How can I get her to sit there and want to? She hates being wet or dirty, she asks to have her diaper changed and has most of the other signs of being ready. I really want her at least mostly trained before the new baby comes! I have told my hubbby that anytime he goes he needs to take her and I will be doing also, that way she is getting several trips. All I can think to do is make her sit there. Please, this is my first child and I have no real idea of what I am doing! A.It sounds like maybe a perfect time for you but maybe not so much for her. I would strongly urge you not to push it. If she's not comfortable with the potty or the toilet leave it alone. The last thing you want is a lasting
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