I don't know what to do. About three months ago, my 2.5 year old ds showed interest in the potty so I've been letting him go around diaperless around the house. He enjoyed using the potty, enjoyed the applause afterward, and seemed to be on his way to being day-trained. But during the last couple of weeks, my ds has begun urinating on the carpet. Last night after dh got home, my ds jumped onto the couch next to his daddy, grabbed his penis and started spraying the couch! Oh, dh yelled! Then we brought him to the potty. Ds peed a little; we applauded. Then a few minutes later, ds goes back to the couch and pees on it again! What's going on? Is this just normal experimentation with places you can and can't potty. Do you think it's negative attention-seeking? I should mention that we also have a 4.5 month old. I've tried very hard to give ds#1 the attention he needs, but maybe it's not enough.
I'd like to know why he is doing this and what I can do to stop this behavior.