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    Ds1, 4.5yrs has taken to weeing around the house.

    I just caught him doing a wee in the garage, and previously he has done wees in the corners of the bedrooms.

    He's been TT since turning 3 and is fine overnight too.

    He's fully aware of what he's doing, and he knows it's wrong.

    What do I do? How do I handle it?

    I've told him it's yukky, germy, we get sick from it, smelly etc.
    I've now taken away his fave dvd to watch coz it's his prized possession at the moment. But I'm still not impressed. He thinks its funny and that 'you can just clean it mummy'.

    Arrrrrrtgh

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    If he thinks it's funny and mummy can clean it how about making him clean it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by amyd View Post
    If he thinks it's funny and mummy can clean it how about making him clean it?
    Well yes I've tried that approach with other things actually (spilling hot chips in the car when he's finished eating) and it has worked.

    No idea what to clean ythe garage concrete with though.

    Thanks for the idea.

    So frustrated.

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    Quote Originally Posted by misho View Post
    Well yes I've tried that approach with other things actually (spilling hot chips in the car when he's finished eating) and it has worked.

    No idea what to clean ythe garage concrete with though.


    Thanks for the idea.

    So frustrated.
    Some dishwashing detergent in a bucket with some warm water would be as good as anything then I'd give him some gloves and a scrubbing brush/cloth and I'd tell him no TV/DVD/ipad etc for however long you think is appropriate.

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    Quote Originally Posted by misskittyfantastico View Post
    Some dishwashing detergent in a bucket with some warm water would be as good as anything then I'd give him some gloves and a scrubbing brush/cloth and I'd tell him no TV/DVD/ipad etc for however long you think is appropriate.
    See I'm thinking detergent & water is just way too much fun for a 4 yr old..

    I made him sweep for a while and I will probably hose it down tomorrow. He can scrub after it's dry so that it doesn't seem like too much fun.


 

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