forget to download and print out the FREE Reward Certificates
for toilet-training. Use them every step of the way to encourage
your child and to show them how proud you are of them. By
supporting them in this way lets them really know you love
them. It’s a win-win situation for you both.
today are older and older when they finally become independent
in toilet use. Over the past few decades, the age at which
toddlers stop needing diapers has been moving upward. In 1957,
studies found that 92 percent of children were toilet trained
by 18 months. Today, that figure has dropped to less than
25 percent. Only 60 percent of children have achieved mastery
of the toilet by 36 months, and 2 percent remain untrained
at age 4. These developments have fed a multibillion dollar
diaper industry, which in 2001 racked up $545 million in training
pant sales, and spurred the introduction of the giant-sized
diaper, designed for toddlers.
preschool programs, day cares, mother’s day out programs
and various schools will not accept a child that is not toilet-trained
by the age of two to three years of age. We need something
creative to encourage and inspire our children to potty train
at an earlier age. So I invented PottieStickers for my children.
all know it takes a little longer with boys than girls for
toilet training. Boys seem to take longer in developing muscle
control. My son was 3 and my daughter was only 18 months old
when they toilet trained. Every method I found and tried for
my son simply failed. Nothing could hold his attention long
enough to encourage and inspire him. It was very frustrating
for my son, as well as myself, through this time until I designed
PottieStickers for him.
is a communication tool without words - using stickers.
is the first, big step towards a child's independence and
it can be a struggle. Two things that can make toilet training
easier, faster and more positive is,
the right information. Empower yourself with information so
that you know you're not alone and you're on the right track.
the right tools. PottieStickers became a product because they
worked in helping to not only toilet train my children but
because it turned a frustrating task into a positive, educational
journey between us.