getting cheeky on the potty

Oh No! It’s Potty Training Time!

Potty training is a phrase that sends chills down every parent’s spine. Based on my experience, it isn’t too hard provided you proceed in a systematic manner. Here’s a short entry on how i potty trained my 2 boys. In the most typical scenarios, children by the age of 2 ought to be completely ready, but certain kids may only have the ability to grasp the skill once they’re over 4 years old. The rate of his mastery of this proficiency is not an indication of his learning ability at all though. There may be a number of factors that may influence his readiness to become potty trained and these consist of the two physical and also cognitive components.

i used this potty seatA technique that’s usually ignored by moms and dads is making it appear like a game. Children want to enjoy themselves and if you can allow it to look like such, there should be no trouble to make them work with the potty. In case you have a boy, you could place small things in the water for him to aim at with his pee. A color transforming mix of sorts can be utilized so that your kid is going to be ecstatic knowing that he is the reason behind it. A great way will be to stick a sticker chart near the lavatory to permit both you and your children keep track of their regular potty use. If you want to learn how to potty train a boy the fast and effective way, here are more potty tips for boys. Independent employment of the toilet would grant him a sticker that he is able to add to the chart. His sticker benefits may well be a trip to the playground or some sweets. It will not only ensure that your kid uses the potty without having your assistance, she or he will also learn to get it done well. Rewarding your kids for their initiatives will help them learn precisely what it means to be independent as well. Your son or daughter can safely begin to use underwears as opposed to diapers before long.

After some time of potty training, there’s a possibility that your boy might ask to use under garments much like how his father does. This shows that your child is beginning to mature. Of course, this would mean that he must master the methods to use the rest room first. Motivate him to master up this skill and promise that you’ll bring him to the shop to decide on his very own under garments when he has done so. It is necessary that you praise your child verbally whenever he completes every single potty period efficiently on his very own. Refrain from scolding your kids if any accidents were to happen. Rather, you must tell him gently how to avoid making the exact same blunder the next time. A negative experience of potty use will prevent him from carrying it out once again. That much is known. Reprimands should never be given no matter how terrible your son or daughter did. A negative potty training experience will leave your kids with dislike and fear of making use of the toilet down the road. You have to realize that this process is going to take time and you shouldn’t rush it. Imagine how difficult it must be for children to learn and carry out these tasks that are completely new to them.

It’ll generally take less than two to three months just before your child can learn the potty skill efficiently. A regularly dry diaper is an indication of increased muscle tissue management so you could probably get started with the training shortly. Potty training is usually regarded as a tedious but exceptionally worthwhile process. You might also wish to be sure you inform your child to wash his / her hands every time they make use of the potty. Overlooking this component may cause your kids to be walking around with their hands filled with germs in your house. Should you have more than 1 child, you should always begin instructing the more mature one initially and let the young one watch his brother or sibling undertake it. By paying attention to and imitating their parents’ or siblings’ measures, they’ll learn truly rapidly. So long as they can see how things are done properly, your children can simply perform the same with time. Swift results can often be seen pertaining to potty training your son or daughter if you’re ready to commit the time and effort required in it.


My First Post!

Hey everyone! I’m PJ and welcome to my little blog. Here is where I intend to document things that are interesting or useful to me as a new mommy and in the process, hopefully it will be useful to you too!

I’m a mom to 3 beautiful children, James, Alex and my baby girl Samantha! They make my world go round. I’m also a dedicated nurse, wife to my awesome husband Tom, daughter to my wonderful parents, fantastic friend if I can say so myself, foodie, extrovert and a hopeless romantic.

I’ve always wanted to start blogging…but never found the time. Or maybe I’m just a procrastinator at heart haha. But as they say! It’s now or never…so here goes!