Attitudes to elimination, body wastes and parts of the body are complex, emotive and varied. In assisting children develop awareness and competence in managing their needs, it is important to be open and honest when giving them information.
On the other hand, you should be sensitive and aware of differing family and cultural beliefs about these subjects.
Families and cultural groups have differing beliefs and expectations about how and when bowel and bladder control is achieved.
Some leave children to develop at their own pace, but environmental conditions make this impractical some places.
In hot climates and for people who spend most of the time outdoors, when and where children eliminate is usually not a problem. Adults and children often relieve themselves in the open, providing a role model for children to become aware and develop control.