Just when you finally master the whole sleep thing and manage to convince your mini that broccoli isn’t poison, you’re faced with an entirely new challenge: potty training.
There are a number of different potty-training methods, but the goal is always the same: Get your kid out of diapers. One tried-and-true technique is enlisting the help of a potty-training chart. This handy table offers encouragement and incentives to toddlers while tracking their progress.
But when should you begin the process? There’s no “right” age to start potty training—some kids will be ready at 18 months old, while others might be closer to 4 years old before they say goodbye to diapers for good. There are, however, a few clues to look out for.