Episode 06: Potty training is the worst with Lesley Miller, Ashlee Gadd and April Hoss

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We’re convinced there are few childhood milestones parents fear more than potty training. Get ready for a hilarious and honest conversation with Lesley, Ashlee and April as they share the highs and lows of their own children’s experiences. Whether you’re gearing up to potty train, or in the thick of a terrible training experience, you’ll love this fun and encouraging potty pep talk.


Show Notes

Host: Lesley Miller
Co-Hosts: Ashlee Gadd and April Hoss

LINKS FROM THIS EPISODE

This could be a great “Pee Pee Teepee”. Jury is still out on whether April's grandma's wilderness method actually works. Let us know if you give it a try!

BOOKS

Ashlee and Lesley have both used and (mostly recommend) a version of this “three-day” potty training bootcamp.

Inspirational reading material for trainees: P is for Potty, Big Girl Panties, and Potty Superhero.

TOILET SEATS

Learn to Flush potty, for the kid who isn't motivated by prizes or candy.

Adult toilet seat with built-in child potty seat. (Super convenient!)

Cute & cheap trainer seat

UNDIES

Paw Patrol undies / Thomas undies / Princess undies / Cars undies / Mickey Mouse undies / Frozen Undies

POTTY PARTY ON PINTEREST

19 foods that help relieve constipation

An interesting potty training tip

Simple potty training sticker chart printable

Potty Training TV Shows

PRIZES FOR MAMA

Jelly Belly Jelly Beans. (Or treat yourself to a pedicure, a date night, or really anything that doesn't involve a rushed trip to the potty.)

LESLEY'S POTTY STATION:

Don't forget: lots of undies, a cute bucket of cleaning supplies, rags, and a bowl of jelly beans for Mama. 

Want more hilarious inspiration on your potty training adventures? Don’t miss Anna Jordan’s C+C essay, Learning to Aim