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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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Ask The Parent Coach: How Can I Get My Toddler To Keep Her Diaper On?

By Jan Roberts

Hi, My daughter is almost 16 months. She is very active and she is now into pulling her diaper off ALL the time. I know all kids go through this stage but what do I do about it and how can I get her to keep it on? I bought her a potty and am starting to teach her how to use it but she would rather just
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The Potty Training Readiness Quiz

By Elizabeth Pantley

Potty training is easier and happens faster if your child is truly ready in all three areas: physical, cognitive and social. But the big question is: how do you know when your child is ready? If you have never traveled this road before, you likely don’t even know what signs to look for. Take this quiz
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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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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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