Tips On How To Potty Train Under Pressure
It happens to parents occasionally, we suddenly realize that our child is starting pre-school and that they are not potty trained yet. It happens even with children needing to start daycare too, since many daycare's charge more when a child is not potty trained yet or will not take a child at all if she is not potty trained.
It is a where has the time gone moment that many parents experience. However, there is no need to stress too much. You can have your child potty trained in time to start preschool or daycare. Though there is pressure on you, you do need to stay calm to ensure that your daughter does become potty trained.
This may seem hard to do, but you still need to look at potty training as a fun and exciting learning experience for your daughter and you too. She is growing up and you get to teach her how to be a big girl and use the big girl toilet too. The calmer you are, the better the potty training will go and the faster she will learn to be potty trained as well.
Since you are potty training under pressure, the best method to use in this situation if the potty training in one day method. You will be taking your daughter to the bathroom every hour to try to have her go.
You will do this throughout the entire day and it is more time consuming. However, it is very effective and does work, especially in a situation when you need to have your daughter potty trained quickly. You will watch when she goes potty, how often and when she goes pee, poop and does both as well.
You can keep this in a journal, so you know the best times to be taking her to the bathroom, as well as taking her in between too. You may want to take her right before she usually goes to help make sure that she goes on the potty those times.
By doing this she will start to recognize the feelings in her body that are telling her that she needs to go. She will pick up the habit of using the bathroom very quickly using this method, since she will be in the bathroom throughout the day and she will sooner or later go on the potty one of those trips to the bathroom.
You will still want to make sure to have a potty chair for her to use, a potty step stool so she can reach the sink after she has gone and potty rewards work very well to keep kids motivated and wanting to go.
Every time she successfully goes on the potty, she receives a potty reward of some sort. These can be stickers, trinkets, small toys or anything else that she likes and responds too. Using these also will go a long way in getting her to want to use the potty and being potty trained in time for school.
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