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Do you think that children should be potty trained before 2?


I am concerned that children are being allowed to wear diapers longer and longer. In my opinion potty training is best done early as a natural part of taking care of one's body to promote self esteem. Pampers and Huggies are making a lot of money extending the use of disposable diapers by offering training pants which do not help train a child.

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Best Answer Peeples says

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    Lizam1 3 years ago

    I think you have summed up the issue excellently. As well that on an individual basis there must be some sensitivity to what is right for a particular child. Great answer.


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Celeste Wilson (celeste inscribed) says

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    Lizam1 3 years ago

    Yes, it doesn't take long and clearly your daughter was showing you she was ready. My daughters were 1 and 18 months for similar reasons.

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    Lizam1 3 years ago

    Yes, when I had a family daycare I managed to train all the children ( who all wanted to learn). Sadly when they went home they had to train their parents oftentimes. Most parents appreciated my doing the work though. Thanks for commenting.

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    Lizam1 3 years ago

    Thanks for your insights. Forcing too young but just leaving it are, in NY opinion both wrong for the developing chillds health and wellbeing.

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    Lizam1 3 years ago

    I agree Melfina. The question came up when a mum who I am working with was aksing for diapers for her 4 year old about to enter kindergarden.

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Miss Janelle Knespel, CPC, ELI - Practitioner (KCMama) says

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    Lizam1 3 years ago

    In many parts of the world mothers work with their children to create the awareness of release from a very young age.

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DazzerUk says

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    Lizam1 3 years ago

    DazzerUK sounds like you were a wonderful role model. Thanks for your comment and joining this discussion.

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    Lizam1 3 years ago

    With some children I think a little push is needed, just the same as we encourage them and teach them to eat themselves, clean their teeth etc.. However always sensitively and not in a shaming way.

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  • apimentel33 3 years ago

    I agree. I see so many young people having kids...and kid, after kid, too. I think it's carelessness... I have no kids, I'm 24, and I am busy enough trying to pay off school loans and such that I can even imagine throwing a baby into the situation.


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Rayne123 says

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    Lizam1 3 years ago

    Thanks Rayne. Certainly not a number 1 issue. However with global warming upon us reducing our waste will certainly help a little. Thanks for commenting.

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