How do you train your kid to pee?
How do we train our kids to poop?
We’re all taught the “good boy” image of “good, healthy, polite, obedient, and respectful”.
What do we teach our kids when it comes to the privacy and safety of their personal spaces?
And how do we educate our kids about the potential dangers of public bathrooms?
How do we tell our kids that peeing in public is OK?
The truth is, it is not ok to pee in public, at least not on your own.
Peeing in a public bathroom can be a scary, even dangerous thing to do.
What you need to know to be safe: 1.
If you’re peeing at a public restroom, be aware of what you’re doing and how you’re handling your bowel movements.
This can be especially important when peeing with your hands or with other people.
Don’t flush your toilet until you are sure you’re done with your bowel movement.
Don´t take anything out of the bowl until you’re sure you are done with it. 4.
Be careful with your diapers.
Be sure to wipe your hands after you leave the restroom.
Use toilet paper when you’re at the bathroom.
Do not leave a potty at home.
Do not take any pictures or video of yourself in public toilets.
Never take your own children to a public toilet, unless you are absolutely sure they are comfortable with the experience.
Do keep in mind that it is normal to feel uncomfortable in public restrooms.
If there is a public bathhouse near you, consider having your child take a bath in there.
Use a child-resistant toilet seat if possible.
Be aware that people with disabilities are also able to use public restrooms, so be mindful of that.
Be mindful of your child when you go to public restrooms in the evening.
Have a plan.
You might have to wait a bit longer than usual to pee at a bathroom.
The longer you wait, the less comfortable it will be. 16.
Be considerate of other people’s privacy when you are peeing.
Don`t touch the toilet seat.
Do make sure your child is comfortable using the bathroom at home before going in there with you.
Have a plan to protect yourself from others.
Have good judgement.
If possible, have your child sit in the bathroom stall.
If the bathroom is not a shared room, make sure there is no one nearby to watch you pee.
Don�t go in the shower with a stranger.
Do be careful with the water.
Have someone nearby to call the police if you are unable to reach the bathroom in time.
Be patient and don’t panic.
If your child does need to pee and needs to be in the restroom, make it quick.
Have the child leave the bathroom before you do.
You can tell your child that you are doing this so that they are more comfortable when they are in the next room.
Your child will not get dirty from the diaper changing or changing your own diapers.
If a child is having trouble with toilet paper, wash them in the sink instead of putting it in the toilet.
Have extra toilet paper in your home.
It may help your child get through the night.
Use your own toilet paper.
Give your child time to clean up. 33.
Don’t leave your child unattended at the restroom during the day.
Use the restroom at least once a day, at your child’s own pace.
Be mindful of others’ privacy.
Use hand sanitizer or other wipes when you change your own diaper.
Have your child wash their hands before you go in. 38.
Have toilet paper handy in your bathroom.
If one of your children has a health problem or is in danger, call 911.
Ask your child if they are okay if they get sick.
When you have to leave the room, be sure to be quiet and respectful.
When you leave, tell the staff that you will be back in a minute.
Be respectful to everyone in the room.
Be nice to everyone and remember, you are still here.
Make sure to use the bathroom when you have the time.
You may not need to do this if