How To Potty Train Your Kid In Just 3 Days
The end-result is worth it – and obviously necessary! – but is there any part of early childhood parents dread more than potty training? We’ve heard parents make it sound like a never-ending battle that makes everything kind of awful for a little while. There’s just GOT to be a better way, right? Well, Parenting.com says they’ve found it! It comes via author Lora Jensen and her book, whose title gives the method’s idea away: 3-Day Potty Training.
Yup, THREE days. We couldn’t believe it either, but Jensen and Parenting.com say that if you’re willing to devote the time, it can totally be done:
“The parent(s) needs to know that it will take work and you have to dedicate a full three days to the child. This means giving up ‘me’ time. You won’t be cooking, cleaning or visiting with friends—or ‘Keeping up with the Kardashians.’ You will seriously be spending all waking hours with your child for three days,” says Lora Jensen, author of “3-Day Potty Training.”
And, she says you must plan ahead: “Have your shopping done and meals prepared ahead of time. Do the laundry and clean the house prior to starting. Be ready to play games, color, watch cartoons and just enjoy some bonding time with your child.”
It sounds super-intense, but if it works, it’s probably worth it, right? Here are the central, step-by-step ideas:
On Potty Training Day 1, have your child say good-bye and throw out her diaper herself.
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