Potty Training

How Soon is Too Soon for Potty Training?

Most children in the United States are potty trained between the ages of 18 months and three years old. Many, however, believe that early potty training can be accomplished at a much younger age. The main argument against early potty training is that babies don’t have the physical muscle development needed for real toilet training

Do I Need to Potty Train Before Preschool?

This isn’t exactly an easy question, or at least not one that lends itself to a universal answer. The fact of the matter is that it can vary greatly from one preschool to the next. Some preschools will absolutely demand that your child is already potty trained before he starts. Most preschools fall into this

Should My Toddler Be Potty-Trained before Starting Preschool?

While not every preschool demands that your child needs to be potty-trained before entering preschool, the fact of the matter is that many, if not most preschools do indeed require that your child be potty-trained before entering their preschool.  The good news for working parents is that few, if any, day care facilities follow the

Should We Teach Both Day & Night Potty-Training At The Same Time?

Some children respond to both day and night potty training simultaneously, but for the most part day potty training is the most effective to begin with. Then, as your child begins to master daytime potty training you might consider introducing nighttime training. Generally, the following outline of potty training works well for most children. First,

What Reward System Can We Use When Potty-Training?

There are many reward systems out there that work well for potty training. Of course, you will want to take your child into consideration when thinking of the different reward systems out there because you want to use one your child will be responsive to. Parental Praise One of the best reward systems for potty


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