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Top 7 Potty Training Mistakes

So you think you're little one is ready to potty train? If she's been waking up dry in the morning, or has expressed an interest in the potty, or informs you when her diaper is dirty, you're probably right. As well-meaning as parents are, everyone makes mistakes in potty training. Why? Because there
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The Truth About Early Potty Training

By JustMommies staff

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. On the other hand, your peers may be admonishing you for pushing your child to train too
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Are YOU ready to potty train?

By Susan Lipkins

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. When should a child be potty trained? Age 2 is the best time
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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
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Addressing Potty Training Myths

By JustMommies staff

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

By JustMommies staff

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

By JustMommies staff

Dealing With Potty-Training Resistance You’ve played the potty-training videos, you’ve read the potty-training books, you’ve dangled their favorite toys as incentives, and still your little one will do anything to avoid using the potty. While some kids transition from diaper to potty without ever
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Let's Talk About Potty Training

By JustMommies staff

So you think your child is ready for the potty? Here are some questions you might want to ask before you start potty training. How old is your child? Although a generation ago moms started potty training as early as six months of age, now the common starting age for potty training is around two years
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Quick Facts About Potty Training

By JustMommies staff

By Elizabeth Pantley, Author of The No-Cry Potty Training Solution Potty training can be natural, easy, and peaceful. The first step is to know the facts. The perfect age to begin potty training is different for every child. Your child's best starting age could be anywhere from eighteen to thirty-two
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