5 Potty Training Tips for Every Parent

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It’s a stage in toddler-hood that every parent can’t wait for, and at the same time, dreads. That’s right – potty training! Today we have five helpful tips to try to make the potty training processes easier for parents.

Sing their praise and make them proud of their accomplishments – Make sure they know how proud of them you are for doing big-kid things and soon they will be bragging about their potty activity to everyone.

Use a fun potty – Using fun potty training potties makes it less of a chore and more of a fun activity for children. Children get delight out of flushing to the encouraging words of Elmo with the Elmo Adventure Potty or Abby Cadabby.SN006-SED-7

Use a target practice – Some parents have found that by placing an object, like cheerios, in the toilet their little boys are less likely to make more of a mess. With the Contours Stand Up Trainer there is a colorful target to help give your child something to help them transition from training into using an adult toilet.KN006-WHT-2

Make it fun – Try dying the toilet water blue or red. After they have gone to the bathroom, the color will change to green or orange!

Use treats and surprises as a reward – Pick up a few goodies at the dollar store or a special snack that they will be rewarded with only after they have used the bathroom.

What did you find helpful while potty training your child? Share your own tips here!

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3 Responses to “5 Potty Training Tips for Every Parent”

  1. Veronique November 5, 2014 at 4:19 pm #

    Yes! Finally someone writes about potty training boy.


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