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SPY Guide: 8 Products to Help Exhausted Parents With Potty Training

Best Products to Help Exhausted Parents
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* Potty training doesn’t have to cause (so much) anxiety
* These potty training aids will help with the transition
* Helpful products for girl and boy toddlers

Potty Training your toddler can be a harrowing experience. There is so much advice floating around, books to be read and products to buy that you can get lost trying to figure out where to start (not to mention how exhausted you probably are from lack of sleep). From old-fashioned bribery to stickers, parents will do just about anything to help their kids conquer this major milestone. To help, we have curated a list of 8 helpful products that are meant to help ease the transition, make your life a little easier and most importantly, get the job done.

1. Portable Training Toilet

The Portable Potty and Travel Urinal is the perfect solution for potty training on-the-go. Discreet and easy to carry, this potty offers the convenience of use anytime, promises no leaking and protects against unwanted odors. Perfect while traveling in airports, planes and cars, you can continue your potty training anywhere at any time while keeping your child safe from germs that can be found in public restrooms.

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2. Tinkle Targets

Potty Training Tinkle Targets are an ingenious way to help potty train your little boy. Made by Mom Invented, they make potty training a cleaner, more enjoyable experience for both parents and children. Tinkle Targets are small papers in fun, boy-friendly shapes and designs that you simply throw in the toilet bowl to give them a place to aim. These encourage your children to stand at the potty and carefully aim, making training fun, easy and efficient.

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3. Potty Watch

The Potty Time Potty Watch is a watch that your child wears to remind them when it is time to go to the bathroom. Easy to use for parents and fun for kids, the watch provides a gentle and fun reminder that it is time for a trip to the potty by using music and fun, blinking lights.

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4. Training Pad Cover

BE Basic’s Flat Twin Training Pad Cover lays securely on your child’s mattress and/or bed to provide peace of mind during potty training season. Made of a cotton/polyester blend, the cover is easy to wash, reusable and will protect your kid’s sheets from any accidents that may occur.

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5. Potty Training in 3 Days Kit

Everyone has a preference on how to potty train their child. While trial and error might work, there are specific potty training guides meant for busy parents. The Potty Training in 3 Days Training Kit for Girls comes with an audio CD guide, laminated charts and potty time watch all-in-one. The CD’s will give you important background information and instructions on potty training, the watch trains your child to go on their own and the charts come with reinforcement stickers that get your child involved and makes the whole experience fun. When the training is complete, you can present a training certificate as a reward for achieving a huge success.

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6. Padded Potty Seat with Step Stool

The Padded Potty Seat with Step Stool by Mommy’s Helper helps make potty training an easier experience by making the adult toilet less intimidating. This heavily padded potty seat fits standard and most elongated toilet seats and assembles and attaches with no tools necessary. Also included are specially molded, non-slip handles for comfort and safety and folds up for compact storage between uses.

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7. My Size Potty

The My Size Potty by Summer Infant is a highly-rated potty training toilet with the look and feel of an adult toilet. Featuring a handle that makes a realistic flush sound to reward a job well done, a flip-up lid and removable, easy-clean bowl, this toilet will help ensure a comfortable and confident transition to the real thing.

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8. Emma Drink and Wet Baby Doll

The Emma Drink and Wet Bath Baby Doll is an all-vinyl doll that drinks, wets herself and loves to take a bath. Considered an excellent potty-training aid, she comes complete with her own pink potty, pacifier and feeding bottle. Once Emma is fed from her bottle, she will then wet herself realistically.

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