My 5 year old still not interested in toilet training have tried rewards and wearing undies with no luck. Am feeling like a bad Mum and judged accordingly which sux. Any tips would be great.


Posted by Jujubear79, 2nd March 2019


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  • At 5 years of age they do understand that it’s expected of them to be out of nappies & using the toilet like all the other children their age, but sometimes it can be a insecurity of having an accident when they are preoccupied that stops them from becoming potty trained. The best way is to make a reward chart that you have to be diligent with, for example, After a whole week of going to the toilet reward them with something special. You should set aside of a few weeks of been home or in an environment that you child feels comfortable with. Good luck it’s just having the time, nothing about bad parenting I can assure you. It worked for my 3 boys.



  • Go cold turkey! Offer some reward chart or incentive to motivate perhaps might work



  • I know where you’re coming from, other people are way too judgemental! 5 is a bit old to still not be toilet trained, have you had him checked out medically to make sure everything is AOK? Other then that, keep doing what you’re doing. Be encouraging but not pushy


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