DIY Potty Training Chart, The Dirtiest Parenting Job!

4 years ago

Whoever said girls are easier to potty train never had to potty train my daughter.  When it was time to potty train Holden I pretty much put a pair of underwear on him and we were done.  Beau on the other hand is a whole different animal.  I took an attempt at potty training number 5 last week and it was a disaster.  Not only did it seem like Beau was trying to mark her territory all over our house, but she pooped in her underwear twice.  I had her on the potty   constantly and was trying to be very clear to her about the process.  I think my breaking point was when I pulled down her pants and a present dropped right into my hand!  I have potty trained 4 puppies in the past and none of them including the accident prone Newfoundland was as difficult as my little princess.

BeauAfter dropping Holden off at school today I walked home with new found determination and a fresh approach.  I decided to make a “potty training chart” for Beau and made one for Holden as well so he wouldn’t feel left out.  The chart is colour coded and works on a reward system using stickers.  So far, so good!  We have had tons of success so far, minus the puddle Beau left in Walmart today!

beau chart

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