Do we help potty train?
We follow the philosophy that toilet training can only be
effective if the child wants to learn and feels responsible.
We will provide assistance, support, and enthusiasm for this
great milestone as kids begin to exhibit interest in potty
training. Most children who exhibit initial interest in
potty training at home will not be as ready at the child
care center. Once children begin to express an interest at
the Center, we will work with your child to be successful.
We do not believe in shaming or punishing children for
having toilet accidents at the Center.
What can parents do to foster a childs success with
potty training at the Center?
Parents should tell their primary provider when their
child is beginning to experiment with potty training.
Additionally, your primary provider may request that you
keep your child in diapers or pull-ups at the beginning
stages of toilet training. Once children are able to
communicate their need to use the bathroom and are beginning
to undress themselves, pull-ups or training pants may be
requested. When children are working on potty training,
having clothing that is easy to put on and take off is
essential, so that children can feel as independent as
possible. Ongoing communication between parent and provider
is essential as we work together on this major developmental