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Time to Ditch the Diapers! 10 Parent-Approved Potty Training Techniques

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Training pants

Skip the Disposable Underwear


Some kids look at training pants as just a fancy diaper. Try going directly to underwear. When your child has an accident, she'll realize quickly that her clothes will get wet, and she'll need to change them. While this method can work wonders in just a few days, make sure to stock up on some extra laundry detergent in the meantime.

One reader who tried this says, "We had a lot of laundry, but only for a couple of days. My son was recently potty trained in less than 48 hours with this method."

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Don't forget to hydrate! Forego sugary juices and sodas and pack a bottle of water in your child's lunch. If your child likes a little more flavor, spice it up with lemon, lime, cucumbers, or fresh fruit.


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