'Potty Whisperer' Takes New York City Parents By Storm


New York City parents have praised Samantha Allen and her potty training capabilities as the latest hit in outsourced parenting – a woman now known as the “potty whisperer”.

The Business

Allen launched the city’s first professional potty training service, known as NYC Potty Training, Inc., in June and notes that the phone has being ringing off the hook for her services ever since.

Though Allen only recently started the business, she’s no stranger to the business of children. She has spent more than a decade as an applied behavioral analysis teacher for children with special needs, including training them to use the bathroom.

Potty Training

According to Allen, the potty training process can be performed in just one day.

Working mother of two Molly Goldberg put Allen’s claim to the test recently and enrolled her 3-year-old son in the training. Goldberg admitted that she has little patience and is often frustrated by her son’s stubbornness with the potty training process. So, when she saw Allen’s business ad, she immediately signed her sign up.

“He would not ever stand near the potty, he would not go near the bathroom,” Goldberg said.

On the day of the training, Goldberg brought tons of her son’s toys and activities to coax him to the toilet. After a pizza lunch, tons of water and juice, and plenty of waiting the two-and-a-half-hour training finally worked.

Since the training, Goldberg’s son has announced when he needs to use the bathroom and has woken up every morning dry. However, such success comes at a cost.

Allen charges $1,750 for the two-day training and $925 for a one-day training session. Allen is currently in the process of hiring other potty trainers who will be less expensive than Allen herself and more accessible to the average parent.

Source: ABC News


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