How to Potty Train
Sign language can be used with younger children, especially when as a parent we are eager to get our children out of the diapers and potty trained. Sign language to teach potty training and other skills was created over 20 years ago to use with babies.
If you have twins that are opposite sexes, you can still start the potty training and have them potty trained around the same time. Potty training twins is very similar to potty training individual children, the only difference being that you may be spending a little more time in the bathroom with twins, since you will be taking each of them there.
If you are beginning to potty train or already have been, you may be looking to set up a potty training routine to put your child on a schedule of when to go, so they get used to using the bathroom and to help them remember to go as well.
Model potty training is the idea of using a model of some sort to teach your child how to potty train. Modeling behavior is commonly used in school for instance, when teachers show an example of the behavior they want the children in the classroom to replicate. Essentially it is teaching a child by first starting with having them mimic the behavior they are seeing. This can be a very good technique to use when potty training, especially with children that are a little over a year old that are beginning to learn. Using a role model to teach potty training can be very effective, since they can visually see what is suppose to happen and then they need to do that themselves.
If you are a single mom and you have a boy, you may be concerned about being able to potty train your son. The good news is that you can still potty train your son and have him potty trained in the same amount of time as any other child. Although it can make it easier to have a man show your son at times how to use the potty, you can still show him how to use the potty too. You can allow him to be there when you use the bathroom.
When potty training begins, you want to make sure that your child has everything he needs to get started. Using an array of tools and resources will make all the difference in the potty training process.
Potty training is a learning experience for both parents and children. When it comes to potty training girls, the good news is that girls are a little more advanced than boys. However, it will still take persistence and consistency to help teach them to use the potty and no longer use a diaper.
The basis for using stickers and a chart is really simple- to provide a visual reward for positive behavior. Children love to have their work displayed, and potty training charts capitalize on that fact. The positive incentive encourages the desired behavior. The child practices the behavior enough that it becomes habit, and before you know it, the child is potty trained. Charts and stickers provide a visual reinforcement, a reminder of the progress