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Potty training your child is an obligation that you parents should perform for the very purpose of allowing your child to learn and grow. Although it is planted for the child's best interest, both of you have to go hand in hand during the process of the training.

There will always be success by the end of a potty training but behind it lies chaos. One instance is when you and your child clash because your child is too resistant to go to the potty. He might not be ready yet and therefore, there is a build-up of fear in your child, making him uncooperative. There may even be times when your child will throw tantrums while you are training him. He will do anything to get away from it. You might experience having to deal with moody expression of a child only because you want him to use the potty and he doesn't. Remember, just be patient. He will soon learn in time.

Are you tired of the battle and confrontation you experience during potty training? This is the trouble with potty training. You cannot foresee your child's behavior when the potty training starts. However, you can tell if he is ready by his showing of readiness and eagerness, regardless of age.

You will melt down and feel exhausted after many attempts of putting your child on top of the toilet chair. Even by that stage alone, all your energy will be drained. However, ironic as it may sound, potty training is the best part of parenting. You will be able to know and understand your child and his needs more. You will know what steps you will take next when you potty train him.

It is a delight that parents get to have their very first child. As time runs faster and that moment arrives, parents become excited as it is like celebrating a “debut" for their child. It is a growing up habit that your child will learn for the rest of his life. He will not only use toilet by that time alone but for the many years to come. You will be proud to say that you have taught your child a thing or two about toilet training.

To deal with it, you might want to consider some things:

• Firstly, stop the use of diapers in your child. This will train him to go to the potty every now and then when nature calls for it.

• Execute a positive reinforcement in a form of reward or compliment. This will boost the child's confidence and encouragement level, allowing him to use the potty without fear and shyness.

• Bring extra clothes for your child because potty training can mean war so it will definitely be messy.

• Make it a daily routine to let your child use of the potty.

• Give him children's something to read while using the potty.

Now that you know about handling and preparing your child, you will not worry anymore.

Liyah Cherby has been helping out parents with potty training problems. She advices parents what to do to arrive with a successful potty training amidst the problems. For more information about potty training click at


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