well, good to know i'm not the only one experiencing this!
I found a helpful book at the library 'Early Start Potty Training".
Had some good tips, especially for toddlers. The author suggested shaking out the poop from a diaper into the little potty and using it as a teaching moment. I've tried it a few times and I think it is making an impact.
In the last couple of days dd has begun signing potty!!! Once it was prior to peeing, but for the most part it has been after she has already gone (both pee and poop).
I'm really happy about the signing... since I have been doing it since July 2009!! ahh, now the payoff for all that practicing.
The book also mentions trying to make sitting on the potty a fun time, praising the child for even sitting for just a minute.
Another idea she had was putting blue food colouring in the potty with water and then having the toddler see how it turns green after they pee.
Lots of other good tips in this book, and it talks a lot about EC.
So far no poops in the potty, but my spirits have lifted!