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Potty Training Girls vs. Boys

I might introduce some sweeping generalizations here, so please note that every child is different and develop at different rates! The range of “normal” is wide, so please consult your pediatrician if you have concerns about your child’s development. That said, in my experience, potty training girls and boys were two completely different experiences! Granted, I hated both, but there were differences too! The first thing to note is that most people believe that girls are ready for potty training earlier than boys. There are many theories as to why that is the case, but girls are often interested in potty training earlier than boys are. Similarly, girls are often potty trained more quickly than boys are. While your daughter might only have a few accidents after introducing the potty, your son will likely continue having accidents for a longer period of time. Again, theories vary, but it’s something to…