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Potty Training Girls vs. Boys: The Real Differences

Training a Girl

When potty training a girl, it's all about pointing things downward and not getting sprayed in the face.

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Training a Boy

When potty training a boy, it's all about aim. Hit the bull's-eye, and it's all good.

This Is Not an Ending

Training a Girl

Little ladies tend to show an interest in the potty earlier on than boys. Some girls are ready to take the plunge at around 18 months!

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Training a Boy

Little dudes on the other hand? According to many experts, they're puh-retty comfortable staying in diapers for a long time.

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Training a Girl

You've gotta teach her to wipe front to back.

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Training a Boy

You've gotta teach him to shake it off.

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Training a Girl

Let her watch you go to the bathroom to get a feel for things—oh, wait, you haven't peed alone since you gave birth!

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Training a Boy

Let him watch Dad to see (and be fascinated with) how it's done.

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Training a Girl

Trust in the fact that it's only a matter of time before she stops laughing at toilet humor.

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Training a Boy

Trust in the fact he'll get over toilet humor sometime in his mid-40s.

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