My twins are officially toddlers, which means they are at maximum mess-making stage, maximum tantrum throwing stage, and maximum poop producing age. I am counting down the days until we can start potty training.
They seem to be just the slightest bit interested. They point at their diaper and say “Bye-bye” when they wake up in the morning, requesting a diaper change, but they are pretty reluctant about actually using the toilet. -sigh-
I’m hoping in the next few months I can slowly introduce the concept more and more. Hopefully, they’ll show more signs of interest as we discuss and learn about how big kids use the potty.
One of the ways we introduced the idea to my oldest is through potty training books. We would read them every week, and I would take the opportunity to show him how I used the bathroom. We’ll see if the same strategy works with the twins.
If you are in the same stage as I am, hoping to pique your toddler’s interest in potty training so you can stop changing diapers all ready, here’s a list just for you.
The 10 Best Potty Training Books for Toddlers
The Potty Book for Girls (also one “for boys”) by Alyssa Satin Capucilli
Big Girls Panties by Fran Manushkin
Diapers Are Not Forever by Elizabeth Verdick
Where’s The Poop? by Julie Markes
What are your favorite potty training books for toddlers? Let us know if you have any to add to the list.
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Wednesday 15th of July 2015
I was so happy to see my book, BIG GIRL PANTIES, on your list of the best potty-training books. I'm happy to say that the boys' version, BIG BOY UNDERPANTS, will be coming out in 2016 Thanks again for mentioning my book!.Fran