How to Potty Train Your Child

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How to Potty Train Your Child

Brittany Brazee

December 4, 2011

Ms. McQuinney


How to potty train a child can be very difficult and frustrating at times. All

children are different. For some children it can take them only a few days to

master, but others can take several months. It is said the earlier a child starts

potty training, the longer it will take. The parent and child have a better chance

of success if they understand the steps of training and use the process in a

positive manner. Every child is different. Some children are ready to start potty training at

eighteen months, but others could not be ready until they are closer to three

years of
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When a parent is

demonstrating to a child, it is good to explain what is going on and afterwards let

them see. Then they should show the child what the toilet paper is for and

afterwards pull up their pants, flush the toilet, and wash their hands. For a child,

seeing their parent do this should show them that it is a normal, everyday thing,

and that there is nothing to be afraid of. The parent needs to encourage the child to sit on
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