Getting Ready for Potty Training

Sparrow, Joshua D.
April 2004
Scholastic Parent & Child;Apr/May2004, Vol. 11 Issue 5, p63
Often, parents are ready for toilet training well before their children are. One is bound to be on the lookout for signs of readiness. One might also be anxious to see reassuring signs that his child is developing normally. Although it's easy to see why one might want to speed up the learning process, allowing the child to learn at his own pace will be far more effective. If children are pushed to use the potty before they are ready, it may take them longer to learn, and they may have more trouble along the way. A child who is ready for toilet training needs to know that he can make his own decision that he is ready. INSETS: Did You Know?;5 Tips for Training;Your Child Needs More Time if He....


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