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I have a 3 year old boy. We thought he was potty trained. Now

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I have a 3 year old boy. We thought he was potty trained. Now every 3 to 4 days it seems he jus t doesn't care anymore, poop and pee anywhere .
What would be the best approach to handle this?
Or is this normal for a 3 year old?
Hi and thank you for using the JA/Pearl service,

This is normal for lapses in the 3 year old. It will probably resolve quicker if you may very little attention to it. Just be matter-of-fact and say "Oh well, lets clean up and I hope you will not have another accident." If it is an attention getting behavior it should resolve with minimal attention. If it is really an accident, this approach is most nurturing.

I hope this helps
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