Do: Sing and dance when ever he does a wee wee or poo in the potty.
Don’t: Sing and dance with rage when he does a wee or poo on the carpet.
Do: Encourage him to tuck his willy in the potty when he does a wee.
Don’t: Expect him to be any good at this – how many men get it all in the toilet or potty?
Do: Try to remain positive.
Don’t: Forget to tell your OH to remain positive when you leave the house and leave them in charge of potty training.
Do: Smile sweetly and clean up the poo and wee wee on the carpet.
Don’t: Get so angry about the massive poo on the carpet that you trun a funny colour and scare him out of ever pooing again.
Do: Encourage him to drink lots of water and have lots of high fibre food.
Don’t: Allow him to eat a whole punnet of grapes unless you want to have a potty surgically attached to you for the rest of the day.
Do: Show your child that their poo and wee isn’t dirty or scary.
Don’t: Gag and heave when you are confronted by a massive poo in the potty.
Do: Remember that even if you break all of these rules in one day he’ll still love you.