Your son is getting to the age where it is important that he be fully toilet trained. He is probably too old to be sitting on a potty at this stage. He needs to sit on the toilet. He may be frightened of the flushing part so don't flush while he is still sitting on the toilet.Some children simply refuse to sit on the toilet. This can quickly degenerate into a situation where you almost are forced to make him sit on the toilet which only aggravates the problem. It is important to remain calm and patient at all times.Continue to use a start chart which can be very effective. Another trick is to make a simple agreeemnet such as: 'You go and sit on the toilet and I will have an ice cream ready for you when you come out' Praise every success.With patience and time he will come right.
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