I knew I was going to absolutely hate potty training long before my twins reached a reasonable potty-training age. Maybe it was because I had two of them to train at once, maybe it was because the idea of worrying about finding a bathroom at a moment's notice when we're out in public freaked me out, or maybe because having them in diapers was just so much easier albeit, you know, kind of ickybut I really had no desire at all to push potty training on my kids. Everything I'd read told me that you can't really force children to use the toilet before they're ready physically and emotionally anyway, so I kept putting it off and putting it off, waiting for those tell-tale readiness signs every parenting magazine in every doctor's office everywhere always talks about.
Potty training a toddler can seem harder than it actually is. While 3-day potty training is not a new method, it has become something of the past. Today I want to tell you why weekend potty training works so well and how you can get started.
This post is brought to you by Pampers Easy Ups. The content and opinions expressed below are that of About a Mom. Toilet training is a huge milestone for you and your toddler and summer is the perfect time to work on this milestone. Warm weather means your toddler is wearing fewer layers of clothing.
Here are some basic ways to determine potty training readiness, including some tried and true tricks of the trade for helping your little one be more independent in the bathroom. I know everyone probably wants to know a precise age for when they should toss the diapers to the curb, but unfortunately, for this skill, every child truly is different. There are so many factors involved, like muscle control, child's temperament, male vs.
I can boast very few untarnished wins in my parenting career—namely, they are: 1 making my daughter believe that frozen grapes are a totally acceptable dessert, 2 teaching her to love Swiffer-ing, and 3 potty training. Potty training was the biggest surprise success as I was fully prepared for drawn-out doom. I had read about the 3-Day Potty Training method in my Facebook mommy groups, but it sounded too good to be legit.
Ella Walsh May 19, A recent Facebook post trumpeting the promise of a three-day toilet training program has got parents everywhere dreaming of a no-nappy future. But will it work?
Months ago another blogger asked me if I knew of or had any information on simplified potty training. My curiosity was piqued. I started asking other parents how they trained their kids and read up on some popular methods.
You know who you are. What happens when you add potty training to this equation? When should I start thinking about potty training?