Readiness has little to do with biological age. Each child is very different, but according to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), most kids achieve daytime toilet training success by three to four years of age. Staying dry at night can take quite a bit longer.
Parents know their own children best. Here are some clues to suggest your child is getting ready to potty train:
When most of these behaviors are seen, it may be the right time for potty training. Make sure there are no other major life changes happening at the same time. Begin using the potty training “lingo” in everyday conversations. (Choose your words wisely because these terms may be used for years to come.) Offer praise for dry diapers, for sitting fully clothed on a potty and for telling you when a diaper needs to be changed.