Potty Training Tips

Tips for Successful Potty Training

Potty training can be a fun and creative experience!

Principles of Potty Training

  1. Children want to please their parents.
  2. Force will always be met with resistance.

To really help your child learn and get potty trained...

Trainer - Mom, Dad, or Caregiver

Set a goal to bond closer with the child as you train.

  1. Be Positive
    Let the child know the goal as you introduce the watch.
  2. Be Patient
    There will be set backs, deal with them positively.
  3. Be Happy
    Remember, the child really wants to succeed.
  4. Be Smart
    This is a creative project; so make it FUN!

Trainee - Child

Set simple goals to help the child know when they've succeeded:

  1. Want to be "a big boy" or "big girl".
  2. You want to "potty" in the toilet.
  3. You want to stay dry and not have stinky on your body.
  4. Want to wear big boy or girl underwear.