As a first time mom, it feels like an accomplishment! We are now reaping the rewards! And it is bittersweet to watch her pee and poop by herself. We still have a few accidents once in a while but I can proudly announce that our 2-year-old is now potty trained! Wooooot! It is really worth all the effort and the mess!
If you haven’t read my first two posts on how we went about it, here they are: Potty Training: 9 Tips Before You Start and How To Potty Train Your Toddler: 10 Useful Tips. In this post, I will tell you more on how the potty training tools helped us along the way.
Boy was it messy! But it was truly rewarding when peeing and pooping (however you may call it) on the potty finally became a normal – everyday thing for my kid.
We actually had 3 failed attempts prior to this success: ages 1.6, 2, and 2.6. We tried every time our kid showed some signs of readiness and stopped every time we felt she wasn’t really into it yet. On our 4th attempt, at 2.9 years old, we finally did it! If you are a first time mom like me and you want potty training to be a fun learning experience for your toddler, here are the things I’ve learned while we’re on it that might be helpful to you. Continue reading