View Full Version : Punishing as part of potty training?!? One mom very matter-of-factly said that she spanks for potty accidents. Once she takes her children out of diapers which she does at exactly 2! I have my doubts about whether or not it really "works", but let's say it does.
Problems With Potty Training and Spanking
Punishing as part of potty training?!? [Archive] - Gentle Christian Mothers Community
Check your child's weight, height, and head circumference and plot the measurements on the growth charts. Your doctor will also calculate and plot your child's body mass index BMI. Administer a screening test that helps with the early identification of autism. Ask questions, address concerns, and provide guidance about how your toddler is:.
Children who refuse to be toilet trained either wet themselves, soil themselves, or try to hold back their bowel movements thus becoming constipated. Many of these children also refuse to sit on the toilet or will use the toilet only if a parent brings up the subject and marches them into the bathroom. Any child who is over 3 years old, healthy, and not toilet trained after several months of trying can be assumed to be resistant to the process rather than undertrained. Consider how capable your child is at delaying a bowel movement BM until he or she is off the toilet and has a chance to hide.
This information will shed light on - and dispel - the most commonly held misconceptions many folks have when it comes to the "how to's" of house training. If you need more help with house training your dog or puppy, see the link at the bottom of this article for more free resources. Common Myths and mistakes! Continuing to scold him will not improve the house training problem -- it'll make it much worse and other fear-based behavior problems are likely to develop. It's way too late to do anything about it and trying to do so really constitutes abuse, since there is no way for your dog to understand why you're acting the way you are toward him, much less what on Earth you're so upset about.