Many parents often times pressure their children to start potty training their child before they are fully ready. Potty training before your child is ready can cause unnecessary stress for both you and your toddler. With all three of my kids, I waited until they were ready to potty train before I even attempted it. A few weeks ago, my youngest son decided that he was ready to start potty training. One afternoon, he came up to me and told me that he needed to go potty. So we run to the bathroom and I sat him on his potty seat. After a few minutes, he successfully used the potty for the first time. We celebrated with hugs and kisses and I rewarded him with two gummy bears. It was a bittersweet moment for me because he is my last baby and potty training means that he is turning into a big boy. Over the last two weeks, he has done a great job and has even started using the potty at daycare. I feel that he isn’t quite ready for big boy underwear yet because he is still having a few accidents.
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