According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, behaviors are more likely to continue when followed by a positive consequence, like a reward. However, when it comes to potty training, there are opposing opinions, and both sides of the argument have valid points. This is only meant to help with a dilemma. You have to do what you believe will work for your child. Nonetheless, when I started researching whether or not to reward your child when potty training, I started questioning my own methods.
Potty training a child at home is already a tricky task. However, potty training a kid while they also spend a little (or maybe a lot) of time at daycare can be a nightmare.
Fortunately, all it takes to keep the nightmare at bay is finding the right balance. Basically, you and the daycare teachers need to be on the same page, because potty training your child will be a group effort.
Here are some handy tips for achieving the balance you need!