Posted in Potty Training

Tired of cleaning up pee!

My son has been potty trained for 3 months. Fortunately it was a very easy process, but the last 3 days he's been refusing to push his penis down and is peeing all over the seat, floor, and side of the bathtub. He refuses to pee while I'm in the room and demands privacy. Ok, cool. Normally not an issue, but now the second I cross the threshold I can hear it hitting the tile floor! I've been making him clean up the mess hoping it would deter the behavior, but instead he seems to like cleaning the floor. It's so frustrating! Any suggestions?

  • Jenn
    May 30

    Is he sitting or standing?

  • JEaton
    May 30

    Jenn, he's sitting on an insert. He isn't tall enough to reach over the bowl without a step stool. I've tried using the stool in the past to get up and down by himself, but it becomes a toy and he either hurts himself with it or drags it all around the house.

  • Jenn
    May 30

    Gotcha...I think they make insert with pee covers. Or make it a game for him and put a bullseye on the inside of the toilet. Maybe make it different colors and he can try to hit a different one each time.

  • K
    May 30

    It’s sad to say, even with great aim pee seems to find it’s way around the toilet😒. My son is very tall for his age and has been standing since he was almost 3. He is great about getting it in, but there are moments. His training seat has a little half shell cover to keep it in when he poos. Make sure he is pushing his penis down under that when he sits. Also, not a perfect solution bc you still have to clean it, but they have urinals for toddlers that stick to the wall.

  • JEaton
    May 30

    Unfortunately, his insert doesn't have a good splash guard, but right now he's pushing his penis up and out, so I don't that would even help.

  • K
    May 30
  • K
    May 30

    This is the one we have and the protector is very good. I’ve had others that are flimsy and come off.

  • Anonymous
    May 30

    First of all, are you telling him to push it down? If so, then my guess is he's doing it in purpose. My son does stuff like this when he wants attention ( because any attention, even negative is a good thing to toddlers) he also thinks it's fun to wash the walls. So I would start by telling him if he can't get his pee in the toilet then mommy will have to stay and help him, and when he starts getting the pee in the potty he can do it in his own. Then I would start looking for things that might be going on that would trigger this. New baby? Been busy? If all else fails and my son won't stop the behavior I resort the silent treatment. I clean up his pee, and don't respond to what he did, or just keep it brief and walk away, and usually hand out punishment as well because he knows what he's doing.

  • April
    Jun 19

    Maybe try a froggy urinal?