I have heard many stories from people's potty training efforts and also have been informed on many occasion that boys are always harder to teach. So I have waited until now, he is 2 and a half and is showing some very encouraging signs:
He loves wiping his bottom and putting the paper in the loo and flushing.
He always tells Mummy & Daddy what they are doing on the loo if he's watching.
He takes his nappy off himself.
He is very aware of when Isla's nappy is being changed and watches like a hawk. Telling me what she has done each time.
When we change his nappy, he always tells us that he is putting on a clean nappy.
He 90% of the time tells us he has done a poop and that he needs cleaning.
We have naked time after bath and he has done a poop on the floor before - unphased by ...