The Potty Training Nightmare

My 3 year old son is potty training. He will be 4 next month. We tried when he was younger, but found he just was not ready. Now with three in diapers, I am ready and I’m hoping he is as well. We have tried many times with parties, stickers, rewards, but none of these ideas worked. I think it is a power struggle with him. I say this because anytime I ask him to go he says “no”. If I leave him alone, he goes on his own! I’ve added an incentive. I hung a Transformer that he wants in the bathroom where he can see it but not touch it. Every time he pees in the potty he gets a cotton ball to out into a jar. When the jar in full he gets his Transformer! It’s worked so far and this morning he got his Transformer! Now I’m upping the challenge….1 cotton ball for pee, 2 for poop and one will be removed every time he goes in his pants! The prize will be the ultimate Transformer, Optimus Prime! He has agreed to accept my challenge!

GAME ON!

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