The joy of having a newborn baby in your family is something which truly cannot be expressed in words, unless of course you are also thinking about the upcoming potty training toddler thrills. No matter how much we want them to be free and do as they wish; the truth is we all want them to be potty trained as well. Just the thought of changing those smelly diapers and piling up laundries gives the creeps to most parents, thus it is imperative that in order to maintain healthy and hygienic conditions around the house, a potty training exercise should be given to your kid. It not only saves you from hours of washing but this way you may never feel embarrassed in front of your guests either.
Well, if it’s a consolation, it’s generally accepted to be easier potty training girls than it is boys. Not trying to be sexist here, but the facts are the facts!
Diapers may be one good solution if you can really bear a stinking room and are thinking of an easy yet expensive alternative. However, a more sensible approach would be to stop buying diapers and start off potty training your toddlers so that they can learn to mend for themselves early in life. This is surely not an easy task for any new mother but once accomplished, will help you mould into a careful, patient and loving mother.
Baby potty training and making the transition to the toilet as smooth as possible requires your devoted patience and endurance and that’s how all parents should deal with their lovely toddlers. The toddler years are the right age for these young kids to learn things but always remember never to rush them off.
Before staring of potty training your kid you should try to evaluate your child’s readiness and see if he has acquired the verbal understanding and can readily follow you instructions and also try to determine if your child’s bladder and bowel are adequately developed. And when you are fully confident that your child is well prepared for potty training you should set of to buy potties, an anatomically controlled doll and vibrant colored underpants. Buy them in vibrant colors so that your child finds them attractive.
Start to toilet train the child’s doll or any of his favorite toys for that matter as it is the best way to grab his attention and get his utmost attention. This may sound funny, but adding stickers on the wall and praising the doll each time the doll uses the potty correctly will make you child feel that potty training is a happy and fun experience.
During the potty training process if your child accidently wets his pants, you should keep a cool head instead of scolding your child and discourage him by other means. Try to convince him to use a toilet seat the next time he needs to go, as a positive behavior is always known to work miracles in molding your child’s behavior.
Change you child’s wet pants with dry ones and at short intervals take him back to the potty to develop their muscle memory. This will condition his mind soon and will help him learn to use the Potty very quickly. Although potty training is an obvious necessity, it doesn’t have to be stressful as there are fun ways of teaching your child to learn it.