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 soon in an upcoming post!
The Exasperated Mom
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