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Potty training: How to Potty Train Your Child in Just 3 Days (Paperback)

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The most important thing to know about how to potty train your child is that every child is ready to start at different times. Just because your neighbor's child was potty trained at twenty weeks does not mean your child will be prepared at that age. Some children are not willing to be potty trained until they are two to three years old. Moreover, nighttime potty training may have to wait until the child is four or five years old since young bladder muscles may not be strong enough to hold in the urine at night until they reach that age.

It is best to wait until your child shows visible signs that they are ready to be potty trained before you start the actual process. Otherwise, you may be defeating the purpose as the child may resent being asked to do something they aren't ready to do and you may grow frustrated when they can't. One of the biggest potty training problems new parents run into is the child being afraid to sit on the toilet. Even with a booster seat, the bathroom can seem far too big to a small child. Plus, the sounds that the bathroom makes when it flushes can seem very intimidating. They may worry about falling in and being flushed down the toilet For all of these reasons, it can be beneficial to purchase a small plastic portable toilet (or more than one for multiple rooms) and let the child know this is their toilet. You can even personalize it with stickers and show the child how to use it with their favorite doll(s) and stuffed animals. Teddy bears work great for this

You can start your child off slowly by letting them wear "grown-up" underwear an hour or two a day and showing them how to sit on their personalized toilet right around the time they usually go to the bathroom. When they can "wee-wee" or "poopie" in their toilet, make sure you praise them significantly. Some parents reward their children as favorable reinforcement. This could be a small piece of candy or fruit, a bright star on a potty chart, or a trip to their favorite park. In other words, give them lots of encouragement and turn it into a BIG deal when they have success. Tell them how proud you are of them, hug them, and clap for their success. Most young children are very eager to please their parents, and positive reinforcement always works best. If they have an accident during potty training, don't shame them or use negative talk. Instead, try to help them solve the problem. For example, one of the biggest potty training problems is physically getting their pants down in time. You may want to help them by letting them wear looser pants/shorts/dress or letting them go free as they say, at least until they get the hang of the rest of the potty training process.

What you will gain in this book:

  • Potty Training at a Glance
  • When and How to Start Potty Training Your Toddler
  • Potty Training Readiness: What You Should Know
  • How to Choose the Perfect Potty
  • 8 Potty Training Do's and Don'ts
  • Potty Training: Conquering 5 Common Potty Problems
  • Potty Training Boot Camp
  • Potty Training: Toilet Tactics When You're Away from Home
  • How to potty train in three days
  • Can a 6-Month-Old Be Potty Trained?

For boys, you may want to stick a special sticker inside the toilet for them to aim at once they are ready to try standing while they urinate. In this way, you can turn it into a game of target practice.

For girls, it is essentia.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781072542889
ISBN-10: 1072542889
Publisher: Independently Published
Publication Date: June 7th, 2019
Pages: 148
Language: English