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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!

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Potty training is a team effort

Potty training is very empowering for children as it is something that they need to physically master on their own. This doesn’t however mean that the parent is redundant in the process. Approaching potty training as a team will help your little one crack it earlier and will also make it more fun for you

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5 Biggest mistakes parents make when potty training

First things first, we’re not saying there is a right and a wrong way to potty train that applies to every single child.  Every child is individual, and you know what will and won’t work for your own child.  Over the years we have seen a pattern emerge where common actions cause common reactions. This

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5 Golden rules of potty training

Our free academy has now helped nearly 5,000 families with potty training, and we have had lots of conversations with parents when things have become challenging. The interesting thing is that we can normally fit 95% of questions into 5 categories, and as a result we have compiled this list of 5 golden rules of

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Top tips to help keep you Zen during potty training

When we did market research last summer parents told us that they found potty training stressful and on the whole scored it as a 5 out of 10 on the stress scale. We have compiled the following tips to try to help keep parents Zen during potty training. Have realistic expectationsIf you google potty training,

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