I can't believe my boy is going potty now, and he's doing really well! My husband brought in the potty chair after he turned one, and I thought it would be too early to even start! But then I thought that we can work on getting him at least comfortable with sitting in the chair so he won't rebel and throw a fit later on down the road.
Isaac peed not too long after, we made a big deal, and it just clicked for him! After about the tenth time of him peeing in the pot, I knew that he knew what he was doing and it wasn't just a coincidence. Isaac is now 14 months and I am positive that he knows exactly what he's doing because he goes right away after he sits down. He has gone #2 a few times, but he's not comfortable enough to do it a lot yet.
Now I'm starting to think that maybe we as parents are not starting early enough with potty training? I don't know when other parents decide to start but I think it's somewhere around 2 years? I personally started with my oldest Lucy at about 16 months and she was in underwear at 2 years and 3 months. I do believe that Isaac's case is quite unusual, but maybe if we started early on, shortly after one, be consistent (very important) and encourage but not shame them, maybe training would be easier.
I know that Isaac could still be in diapers at 3 years (I hope not), but maybe he won't. When did/are you going to start potty training, and if you did, what challenges did you face? Do you think my theory is crazy? Please leave a comment down below and let me know, I would love to hear what other mamas think on this issue.
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