Having Trouble Potty Training? This Dad’s Guide Can (Maybe) Help
It’s right around that time of year when parents begin experiencing a distinct feeling of panicked shame: Your toddler is getting ready for preschool and they’re totally not potty-trained. La Guardia Cross feels you. To help, the YouTuber and Florida dad of two created a handy 22-step guide to potty training.
It’s worth a watch the whole way through, but we boiled it down to the seven most important steps.
1. The realization
“Realize that your daughter is about to turn 3 and you never seriously took the time to potty train her. But you figure if she tells you when her diaper is dirty, gives you a clean one and then disposes of the dirty one, yeah, she’s probably ready.”
2. Ditch the diapers
“Hide all the diapers, put your child in underwear, and commit to taking them to the bathroom every 20 minutes for one full day. Remind them…