My five year old is fully potty trained but since he has started this year in sk he has pooing his pants here and there but now for the last week has been doing it everyday i have taken every approach to this i have didciplined him then tried to be understanding to his feeling asked him y and he gives me reason like kids will laugh at him hearing him go or hes afraid someone is gunna walk in and see him since the bathroom is in the classroom. but this last week i went back to dicipline thinking maybe he stopped before was beacause he gets in trouble for it ( time out in his room) i dont know what to do what is a suggested way to deal with him the last thing i want him to feel is embarrsed and ashamed at school we all know kids can be mean
You are adopting the wrong approach by taking a punitive stance. he's being very clear with you about why he is reticent to use the restroom in class. Ask for help from the teacher and try to involve the counselor at school. This sort of anxiety about using the restroom at school is not uncommon.
Copyright 1994-2016MedHelp International.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.