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The Truth About Early Potty Training

When it comes to potty training, there are a lot of opinions as to when the “right” age to train is.  If you have older friends and family, they may insist that the earlier your child is trained the better. » Read more

Are YOU ready to potty train?

By Susan Lipkins, PhD ,www. Realpsychology.com

Toilet training is an essential hurdle for both parents and children. It is a task that everyone needs to do; and one that often strikes panic in the eyes of parents. But it can be an easy event that marks significant growth and development. » Read more

When Your Child Doesn't Want To Be Potty-Trained

Dealing With Potty-Training Resistance » Read more

Quick Facts About Potty Training

By Elizabeth Pantley, Author of The No-Cry Potty Training Solution » Read more

Potty Training in Public – When Your Child is Afraid to Use a Public Bathroom

You’ve cleared a major hurdle in potty-training – your child has learned to use the bathroom successfully – but once you leave your house it’s a different story entirely. Your child becomes fearful and agitated and refuses to “go” in a strange bathroom. If you feel like you’re stuck in this situation, you’re not alone. » Read more

Potty Training Do’s And Don’ts

By Nancy Da Silva

There was recently a case on the news of a child who was completely potty trained at six months. An impressive age to be sure, but not so hard to believe when you consider that the parents pretty much set the baby from birth over the potty. This was to get the baby use to the feel of the potty and get into the habit of being over one when they had to go. » Read more

Let's Talk About Potty Training

So you think your child is ready for the potty? Here are some questions you might want to ask before you start potty training.  » Read more

Addressing Potty Training Myths

Some kids potty-train themselves in days; others don’t get the hang of it for weeks and may continue to have “accidents” for months or even years. But before you get frustrated about how long it takes for your kids to fully master this skill, you should be aware of a few myths about potty-training – and brush up on the facts. » Read more