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How to Potty Train Your High-Energy Child

Toddlers with high energy are always on the go, so they couldn’t care less about stopping to use the potty. The can’t-stop, won’t-stop energy of this personality makes potty time a real adventure. They’re not likely to stop playing long enough to use the potty. This personality doesn’t seem to be bothered by a full load in their pants, because they’re too busy to notice.

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Tips for training your High-Energy Child


Here are some tips on how to achieve potty training success with your high-energy child:

  • Skip the Finer Details: Your on-the-move toddler doesn’t have the patience to sit and listen to all the details of the potty process, so don’t bore them with instruction.
  • Game On: Get them started on games and combine with real potty experiences.
  • Quicken the Process with Pull-Ups® training pants: Let your busy toddler know that consistently using Pull-Ups® is faster than using diapers – which means playtime starts even sooner!
  • All of the Feelings: Make sure your high-energy child is aware of their own body. Ask them what they feel when they need to go potty. Just remember that toddlers sometimes have a hard time putting their feelings and sensations into words, so you can also share what it feels like when you need to go.
  • Don’t Stop Moving: Keep them moving when possible. Children with high energy need tons of exercise and play time to they can later settle down to their potty business.

We’ve also compiled some essential reading that will help you and your high-energy child train together.

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on Pull-Ups® Learning Designs Training Pants and start training together!

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