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Effective Strategies to Prepare Your Child for Toilet Training

Toilet training is an exciting milestone in your child’s development. You finally feel that it’s time to take the next step to eliminate their reliance on diapers. However, an eagerness to complete this giant accomplishment and a lack of understanding about the process can cause significant frustration for you and your child. You may have read and listened to many experts on the subject of toilet training to prepare yourself for the experience, but the preparation is incomplete if you don’t help your child get ready as well. Your child will be a partner in this venture, and it is imperative that he or she is also adequately prepared. Using effective strategies to equip your child will help you go through this milestone with fewer frustrations.

4 Funny Potty Training Scenes on TV

When your own attempts at potty training aren’t going so well, it can feel pretty isolating. You might start feeling like you’re the only parent who hasn’t mastered toilet training.

Fear not, dads: there are plenty of guys pulling their hair out over the same things you are. And if you ever need proof, all you need to do is turn on the TV!

There are many episodes from many different shows about parents and other characters struggling to make potty training happen. We’ve researched them all and collected the straight poop about which episodes and scenes are guaranteed to make you laugh.

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Day Care’s Role in the Potty Training Process

When it comes to teaching potty training, everyone who cares for your child needs to be on board. This includes your spouse, babysitters, and day care providers. While it may be difficult to get every person in your child’s life as committed to the process as you are, the good news is that day care providers are typically eager to get your child out of diapers. Daycare’s role in the potty training process can be a huge help to parents, and they may even be more successful than you would be if you tried it alone! Don’t take it personally, though. They’re experts. And, with their expertise comes some tried-and-true tips.

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Potty Training While Traveling

When a dad is trying to potty train his kids, there’s a lot that can go wrong. However, you do have a few things going for you, like the home field advantage of training your kids inside of your home.

However, life is what happens when you’re making potty training plans, and you end up losing that advantage when you go on a vacation. This puts a lot of dads in a bind. Should you cancel the vacation? Hit the snooze button on the training? Or something else entirely?

We’ve got some advice for you: don’t give up. We’ve created the perfect guide for how you can successfully potty train while traveling!

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How My Dog Prepared Me for Potty Training My Daughter

I know many parents may roll their eyes at comparing their child to their dog. I get that. However, since I grew up without any younger siblings or relatives, having a dog was my first time taking care of a living creature. To do my best for him, I needed to learn how to communicate more than anything else, and that served me well during bathroom training my daughter.