you feel your child is ready for toilet teaching, we ask that you
begin this teaching at home during a weekend or vacation. We will
follow through and encourage your child while in our care. The child
must be showing signs of readiness. When a child is ready, the
process should go pretty quickly. The child must be kept in pull-ups.
Putting a child in diapers part time, and pull-ups part time, can be
confusing and delay the training process. Please keep in mind that
the activity level here can distract your child from responding to an
urge to use the potty, more so than at your home. Therefore, we may
continue to use diapers or pull-ups until your child has a good
amount of success with being dry and not soiled.
Parents need to
supply pull-ups, plus a couple of extra changes of clothing each day
(don't forget the socks!).
During toilet training, we ask that
the child be dressed in "user friendly" clothing, as much
as possible. The best items are shorts and pants with elastic waists,
or dresses. Try to avoid really tight clothing, pants with snaps and
zippers, and overalls. These are difficult for children to remove "in