Sometime in the last month, I decided the potty was not a reading station or a bath time procrastination device, but a place in which my daughter should actually pee and poop. I think it was the day she crossed her arms, stomped her foot and said…. So, this past weekend, with the fear that my daughter would INDEED be the kid who goes to college still in diapers, I forgot everything I ever said about waiting for her to tell me she was ready and forced the issue. I put up a chart. Lastly, I told her that she would not be training alone. We would be training Minnie Mouse too.
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Flush away the 5 biggest potty predicaments. Potty training my first was a breeze. My daughter caught a glimpse of the Cinderella underpants in the store and decided that it was time for her to use the potty like a big girl. Within about six weeks, she was trained and sporting her princess undies every day. So five years later, when it was time to potty train my second daughter, I expected the same quick turnaround.
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We waited to do it because I was pregnant and we didn't want to add to the already stressful event of adding a new sibling. It seemed to work for him and shortly after our 2nd son was born he moved to big boy underwear. We skipped the "pull ups" because he viewed them as a diaper. He did very well with the transition and only ever had one accident. Now, fast forward a while.
You know who you are. What happens when you add potty training to this equation? When should I start thinking about potty training?