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Six year old girl pooping and peeing on seat?

A six year old girl that understands about how to use the toilet is still pooping and peeing on the seat. I am not sure if this is just acting out but have no idea how to address this issue. I have spoken to her about it and explained how to wipe up before getting up, but it keeps happening. I would appreciate any advice.
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13167 tn?1327194124
Are you her mother?  Step mother?  Teacher?

(It actually does make a difference in how you look at this).
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Her stepmother- she is having issues in general as her mother just had a baby with her new husband.
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maybe a step stool might help if she is not tall enough to stand up from the seat w/out getting poop on the seat. have you tried wet wipes along w/ or in stead of just toilet paper? There are Kandoo wipes & cottonelle has them as well that are flushable. Then when she's done w/ the potty then she needs to check & see if there's anything on the toilet. if there is, then there's Clorox, or Green Works wipes that she can use to clean up after herself. just some ideas. good luck & Happy New Year!!!!
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Hi there

It could be attention seeking but if she's always done this from being toilet trained then it could just be that she needs to take more care and pay attention to what she is doing.  When she goes without making a mess really make a fuss of her so she can see the benefit of taking more care.  Also make sure she cleans her own mess if she leaves it - be matter of fact about it don't get too angry (which can encourage attention seeking) but make sure she cleans it up.  This will give her practice and also if it's just laziness she will soon learn that not making a mess in the first place is much easier!
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