Category: Advice

Potty Training Age, Training Advice

Potty Training Age, Training Advice, top tips, ‘toilettiquette’ and Expert posts. Learn how siblings can help with potty training, exerting almost magical powers! A big tool in potty training a child is to use idols to encourage their motivation to ditch the nappy.

Also, wondering if your new baby will affect current potty training efforts? From Rhian Harris, “With a baby due in a matter of weeks, I therefore thought we had toileting in the bag. I imagined that if I were busy with the baby, she’d still be able to go to the loo without needing me to always be too ‘hands on’. Imagine my concern then when her toileting started to take a backward turn.” Read more of Rhian’s post.

What about refusal? A battle of wills? It’s really common for children to show all the signs of being ready to start potty training, but for some reason they stubbornly refuse to go anywhere near a potty or toilet let alone sit on it to do a wee or poo! Read more about this!

Childintoiletroll

Top 10 tips for when your child refuses to poo on the loo

One of the most common questions we get asked about is what to do when children won’t use the toilet or potty to poo in. Common signs and symptoms are that parents find children hiding, asking for a nappy to poo in, doing a potty dance to trying to stop themselves needing to go, or

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Child Led

Should potty training be child led or adult led?

In previous generations potty training, like many other aspects of parenting tended to be led by parents and the protocol was generally to wait until their second birthday and then to go for it. Things are different now; potty training is starting later and lasting longer, and children are on average spending up to a

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vegetables

Clean Fifteen Vs Dirty Dozen

Understanding which fruit and vegetables contain the highest and lowest levels of pesticides We constantly hear that we should be feeding our children a diet rich in fruit and vegetables, however the risk of consuming too many pesticides is often reported, so how can we navigate this parenting puzzle? Nutritionists recommend that we buy and

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Info

One born every minute?

September and October are peak times for new babies being born. A report by the Office For National Statistics, published in 2015, shows that in the UK an average of 1,800 babies are born each day. September and October are the peak months for births in the UK, and September 26th was the most popular

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Toddler Barn

Get 15% Off Your First Order at Toddler Barn

The Toddler Barn is a website started with Toddlers in mind; a Toddler Age baby store with products hand selected for this special, and sometimes messy stage of growing up. We know that Toddlers deserve a space of their own. Toddler Barn have carefully selected products from brands that care as much as they do

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