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Anybody got a good and sanitary way to keep the Baby Bjorn little potties from scooting all over the floor? <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/confused.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Confused">:<br><br>
This weekend we were at my aunt's house. I of course brought the babies' potties and put them on the floor of the dining area in the kitchen.<br><br>
My aunt asked me, "How do you keep them in one place?" Observing the proceedings, I was forced to answer, "I don't; they move all around." I think she wanted to know whether the babies would crawl off the potties, but in reality what ended up happening was that the babies scooted the potties all around the dining area while seated. This was a problem as they were starting to pull knives out of the dishwasher during potty time. Also, I had to defend them against the back door opening and smashing them in the head when they scooted up to the door.<br><br>
Now they do this relentlessly at home also and turn the bathroom upside-down when they are supposed to be concentrating on potty.<br><br>
Any tips? BTW, one of the main problems we have is that they don't go immediately upon being seated on the potty. If they just did their business and got off, I could promptly whisk them away from the potties and into appropriate activities.<br><br>
(And don't get me started on their mania for sticking toys into the potties, before or after use!)<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/rolleyes.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="rolleyes">:
 

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I hear you! Esp. since ds started being able to crawl and now walk, potty time is more challenging when he decides there are more interesting things to do. We have a small BB potty upstairs in his room that we put on the changing table, and he sits on that while I read him books or let him play with the cordless phone if it's going to take a while for him to do his thing.<br><br>
Downstairs, where we have the bigger BB potty, the potty serves mostly as just another toy. Toys go in the potty, the insert comes out, toys go in the hole in the potty....<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/rolleyes.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="rolleyes">: If I think he really needs some quality potty time, generally we go upstairs to sit on the changing table potty. I don't want to stress him out by forcing him to sit on the downstairs potty when he doesn't feel like it.
 

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I don't know if this would work, but its an idea... maybe those drawer non stick liners (not contact paper, just the rolls that you put down and put your plates on or whatnot) would work? If they are too small (width wise), maybe one of those things you put under throw rugs to keep them from slipping all over the room? My original idea was velcro, but you'd have to find a spot on the floor to attach the soft part of the velcro and then put the rough side on your potties, and with a little edge it wouldn't be much holding it down...
 
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