I accidentally ruined some diapers in the wash yesterday and I decided that's it, I'm done. I wasn't planning on starting until next week, but I think we'll be okay. It's probably not smart to start right before finals, but I don't think I'll need to study a whole lot and I have a lot of help around me.
So what we're doing: we're going bottomless. DD (25 months) treats anything on her bum like a diaper. At least when she doesn't have anything on, she holds it for longer before peeing all over the floor. :-P She has a little potty. I've been sitting on the potty too when I take her to sit on hers. Every 15-30 minutes I tell her "It's potty time!!!" and get all excited. She gets pretty excited too and runs up the stairs after me. I'm also trying a potty chart where if she makes it in she gets a sticker and every 10 stickers she gets a prize. I don't know if 10 is too many though. Maybe I should make it 5? The prizes are just dinky little things like temporary tattoos, a deck of cards, a slinky. Just basically random things we had around the house that she'd like to play with. There are also a few activities in there (e.g. a small wisk that means she gets to make cupcakes with mommy).
Any tips regarding charts and stuff? I'm thinking it'll be good motivation for DD because she loves stickers. Is she too young to understand this though?
Yesterday we started midway through the day and she had one accident, but no actual times into the potty. She's never actually made it in the potty throughout the times that we've tried, but I think that we didn't give her enough time to get it in the past.