Potty Training Is Fun!

Children - Preschool
44 Pages
Reviewed on 08/23/2014
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Author Biography

Stephanie Tehan Patterson began writing during her tenure in corporate management of an international corporation—from handbooks for employees and members to now the author of published books. These include:

• Know Before You Go: Traveling the U.S. and Abroad – New Release

• Living Life with a Smile
Published by Goose River Press

• Journeys of the Lost and Found - Goose River Anthology 2012
Published by Goose River Press

• A Travel Handbook: Traveling the U.S. and Overseas
Published by the Croydon Group

• Potty Training Is Fun! – Received the Readers’ Favorite 5 Star Editorial Review
Published by Simon & Simon

Handbooks for Corporate Employees and Members:
• Corporate Travel Manuals
• Guidelines for Traveling the U.S. and Overseas
• A Disaster Preparedness Manual
• Safety Guidelines
• A Key to Ergonomics in the Workplace

    Book Review

Reviewed by Michelle Stanley for Readers' Favorite

In Potty Training is Fun!, Alexa is excited because her mother thinks she’s big enough to be potty trained. They look at a book called “Potty Training Your Child” and Alexa likes the pictures which make the task look easy. Her mother gets the potty chair, but Alexa is nervous and lets her doll try it instead. She eventually sits on the potty chair and is pleased that she "had to go.” Alexa has a few accidents, and she attempts using the “big people’s potty,” but stuffs it with rolls of paper. Her mother patiently encourages her, and soon she is ready for special underwear. Alexa’s parents promise to give her a Happy Potty Day Party if she doesn’t wet the nighttime diapers for seven days. The story is written by Stephanie Patterson.

This cute little book by Stephanie Patterson is sure to be a winner with parents who have toddlers. Kids will enjoy the amusing scenarios they see depicted in the nicely sketched, colourful illustrations while being encouraged. Adults, on the other hand, will appreciate the realistic approach the author used to help make potty training an easier transition for the toddler. I do think that the creative incentives or rewards that the author wrote about is a strong motivational tool which will get the positive results from children that parents desire. Potty training does not have to be a tedious chore after all, and Stephanie Patterson proved this in her well written and delightful short story.