He is using the bottle as a control thing, you need to stick to it and tell him the bottles are gone, have him put them in a trash bag and "throw it out" and then give him a sippy cup, try one with a silicone top first that will help with the transition. With the potty he may not be ready to train yet, my daughter is 2 1/2 and we do pee pee on the potty but haven't tried poo poo, they will let you know when they are ready but the more you push the more they are going to push back and refuse to go until much later.View Thread
My Mom used to say, kids will eat when they get hungry, I had a similar problem with my daughter and I talked to the doctor about it, she said Kids will eat when they get hungry. Said to just make sure to give her enough fluids and go from there. Make sure to offer foods and encourage eating but don't force it or it will get worse instead of better.View Thread
First you have to remember that every child is going to be different, remember that she may not have the same bladder control that her sister does. Second you have to compare what she is taking in that could be different, if she is drinking a lot or eating foods with a lot of water content that could be the reason you are seeing this. Third is there a history of diabetes in the family? Any other signs and symptoms? I know that frequent urination is a signal but there are others as well. If you are still concerned I would call her pediatrician and discuss as they may be able to set your mind more at ease. Both of my parents, all 4 of my grandparents as well as my husband have diabetes, so while we watch my daughter for warning signs we also make sure that her diet is well balanced, if you are concerned with this make sure to stay away from the simple carbs and sugary treats and drinks. Make it a lifestyle vs a "punishment"View Thread
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