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    Helpful Potty Training Advice

    It seems like a lifetime ago that I potty trained Amelie – she was 23 months – and now Charlie has been potty trained since December 2016 (he was 32 months). I’m not an expert, however, I’ve successfully trained 2 children and thought I would share some helpful hints/tips that I found useful and may assist with anyone looking to start the process. Are They Ready? I’m sure you’ve read this a billion times and I found this quite confusing as there are lots of bullet points asking:- If your toddler stays dry for a couple of hours at a time Whether your toddler has taken an interest in others…

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    How I Potty Trained My 2 Year Old

    This is our potty training story, I’m no expert and only have my experience of potty training┬ámy daughter to go on. If you are thinking about potty training a 2 year old and are after a real life story then you may find this helpful. Day One – 28th December 2016 Today I woke up and decided it would be a good time to crack on with potty training Charlie. We had talked about wearing big boy pants a few days before and when I mentioned it to him that morning he was super keen. Previously (about 2 months prior) he wanted to wear pants but hadn’t really grasped the…

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    Potty Training A 2 Year Old?

    Charlie is 2 and a half and for the last year has been weeing and pooping on the potty when his nappy is off. As all the signs were there I thought this summer I would give potty training a bash. I bought big boy pants, a potty and a mini urinal, we were all set – it lasted 2 days before I gave up. I probably should have stuck with it but by the end of the 2 days Charlie was asking for his nappy back on, and I was more than happy to oblige. I came away feeling flustered and stressed I just could not be bothered with…