Potty Training ~ Can You Help?

I loathe potty training. There, I said it. I’ve potty trained two girls, and the time has come where my youngest (a boy) is ready for the potty — and I’m frozen with the sheer thought of it.

With the girls, I had to watch them 24/7 for a full week. Naked bums, accidents on floors and carpets, lots of carpet cleaner and some crying…courtesy of Mom. Everyone has a weakness and potty training is mine. It truly is.

This weekend, we began and it didn’t go so well. I gave up after the second day and put his diaper back on. This is where I need your help. Leave a comment with your tried-and-true potty training tips. Yours, your mother’s, your grandmother’s. What worked for your children?

Did you bribe them with treats? Were they bottomless for two weeks straight? Did you keep a close eye on them 24/7 until they got the concept?

Comment with your tips and I will round them up next week in an upcoming post!

Signed,

The Exasperated Mom

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