Potty Training Boys – Oh the Fun!
Once a boy is around eighteen months old or so many parents feel that they should be ready to use the toilet themselves. While it is true that many parents have success teaching their children how to take care of business all on their own at this age and in some cases at even a younger age the truth is that a lot of boys just are not ready. Most parents have to put up with all the expense and frustration of stinky diapers for a whole lot longer.
When your boy starts to become aware and somewhat self conscious of a dirty diaper and begins to understand what it is that someone else is actually doing in the bathroom this is a time to start testing the waters so to speak. In the beginning you can plan for a lot of false starts, some successes, and a whole lot of frustration. The main point is to not get discouraged.
A lot of boys are not up to one hundred percent in this department until they are at least age three and in this authors own experience with his own children nearly five years old. This is not to say that there is no reason to start toilet training your boy at an earlier age because even a ten or twenty percent improvement saves a lot of time and money especially if it takes a total of a couple of years for them to get it right.
There are a variety of approaches you can take when your boy is ready to potty train from a small candy or treat with every success and of course praise and encouragement for a job well done to letting them choose their own big boy underwear when you take them shopping.
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