OK – nobody really loves to discuss it, but what do you do when your child is finally out of diapers and using the toilet, but not wiping well? "First of all, relax," says Kandoo®’s Parenting Expert Dr. Lawrence Cohen. "This is a common phase that kids go through between the ages of 2 to 5. However, it is a skill that can be taught, step by step."
Here are some things you can do to help them (and you) figure it out.
- Tools For Success - Download three helpful tools for parents. The My Bathroom Chart, the Door Hanger reminder, and the
"I did it" certificate!
- Toilet Time Basics - Learn some healthy habits to teach your child.
- What Kids Think About Wiping - To help children master wiping on their own, it helps to think about it from a kid's point of view.
- Helpful Tips for Toilet Time - Try these creative parenting strategies, designed to help kids reach independence.