Potty training should take about three days. You buy treats (rewards). You get the undies stacked up, buy the potty chair or seat insert and step stool. Buy lots of juices (because you want him to have to pee a lot these three days, so you have more teachable moments). Discuss it with him. Maybe read him a story about potty training or watch a DVD together. Then, block out three days in a row. You do not go anywhere for 3 days - not even to the store. You stay home with your son. You put him in big boy pants, and make a big celebration out of it. You put him on the potty, and no matter how long he sits there, you give him a treat (something TINY, don't fill him up. Think of a mini M&M). Let him pull up his pants and wash his hands. Play with him for 30 minutes, and take him potty again. YOu do this all day long. Play 30 minutes, go potty. Play 30 minutes, go potty. If he does pee in the potty, celebrate!
at 7:21 PM on Jun. 18, 2011