Toddlers will let you know they’re ready to start training when they start telling you they’ve gone or they have to go.Photo: Maria Pavlova/iStockhpoto
Even before you begin the training process, make sure the potty is visible and available so they get used to seeing it and sitting on it.Photo: Artistic Captures/iStockphoto
Make sure toddlers have the opportunity to see you using the toilet so they get the idea and are clear what the potty is for.Photo: JP Morgan Inc/iStockphoto
When your toddler awakes, after eating, before bed — have your child use the potty at the same time each day and try to start a routine.Photo: Kate Sept2004/iStockphoto
Have the potty available in the playroom, the kitchen, the bedroom — wherever your child and you are, that’s where the potty should be too.Photo: Manley099/iStockphoto
Cheer and make a big fuss! It’s only natural that successes will be easier when there’s lots of positive reinforcement — and remember to also be encouraging when your child has an accident.
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