The sun is out and it’s the perfect time to start potty training. Summer means less layers of clothes to wash after accidents and it’s a great time to get in the garden where the mess of accidents are far less stressful than when they land on the furniture or carpets! Jude and I
During the first stage of potty training your child is learning to pick up on their body’s signs that they need a wee or poo. The only way to do this is through trial and error and not being distracted by lots going on around them makes it easier for them to focus on this.
Not wanting to sit on the potty is common and it may be that your child finds the position and sensation of the plastic uncomfortable or even just unfamiliar. Incentives or rewards may be a helpful motivator. Reward trying, even for short periods of time, little and often can help get them used to the
Praise and rewards are a brilliant way to help your child make as smooth a transition as possible from nappies to pants. Even at the preparation stage of the potty training process, you can capture their interest by rewarding them for simple things like getting dressed and washing their hands after a nappy change. Young
My son is three and half years old. We have tried with pants and sitting on potty, but he doesn’t know when he needs a wee. He will go for a poo on potty as he knows when. But after having nothing on for an hour he will ask for nappy as he is not