- Why is potty training is such a major milestone in a child’s life?
- How do you know when a child is ready to begin potty training?
- What can you do to help prepare the child for potty training?
- What are some mistakes new parents make when potty training?
- How do you prepare yourself for potty training?
- What does an average day of potty training look like?
- How do you help a child who is crying or resisting the potty training?
Angela’s shopping list:
- Extra Underwear (Allowing the child to assist you in purchasing them will help them be excited)
- Extra Laundry Detergent
- Hand Soap next to the sinks
- Extra toilet paper and flushable wipes
- Sanitizing wipes for accidents
- Step Stool (Tall enough that their feet can rest on it if using the big potty)
- New Cup (Too ensure the child is drinking enough water during training)
- Water Proof Underwear (Potty Scotty is a good brand)
- Water Proof Insert for carseat
- Travel Potty for times away from home. Angela also suggests an empty plastic water bottle for boys;)
- Disposable sheet protectors that stick to the top of the bed sheet
- A container in the bathroom to store soiled clothing until the end of the day.
- Potty Chair
- Pull Ups
Make sure to check out Angela’s website to learn more about her upcoming book!
Angela Kuhlmann, author of a new book on positive potty training for boys,offers an inspiring brand of practical encouragement for moms raising boys. She’s a military spouse with an MBA in Leadership and a degree in psychology — blogging about the never-ending adventure and joys of raising three young boys at AllThingsBoy.com.