It’s a grueling and exhausting task. It’s enough to make a grown woman cry. It’s perilous. It’s inescapable. It’s potty training. Try as we might to put it off, as parents, it is a trial we must all trudge through.
There are many different ways to potty train your toddler. Based on my research and understanding, I break them down into the following five categories.
Physiological readiness signals for potty training; Motor Skills readiness signals for potty training; Verbal and Cognitive readiness signals for potty training; Emotional growth and social awareness readiness signals for potty training.
Children are often unable to explain the problems they have with our parenting techniques, and you child’s only option may be to resist your effort to potty train or toilet train him/her. When trying to discern the reasons behind the resistance, it may help to quickly review the following common causes.
If these words evoke the idea of a magic pill image in your mind ï¿½ i.e. all I have to do is spend some money here and boom, my child will be potty trained in one day ï¿½ that’s it ï¿½ s/he will go from diapers/pull-ups to potty training pants and will not have accidents and we will all live happily ever after.