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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!

Is your child sitting on the toilet properly?

One of the most common issues parents encounter when potty training are around poo and difficulties getting children to poo in the toilet.   A really important factor that parents can influence to help reduce the likelihood of issues is to ensure their toddler is sitting properly on the potty or toilet.   Thankfully studies have

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The environmental impact of nappies

In the UK 8 million nappies are thrown away every day. 90% go to landfill Nappies are very convenient and innovation in recent years means they are now light and comfortable for children to wear, and they are good at keeping bottoms as dry as possible. Prices have reduced over the last decade as a

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How to get the first wee in the potty?

It can be tricky to communicate with your toddler what is expected of them in potty training, and how to actually do a wee in the potty. I can imagine there are some inventive ways that people have attempted this, but here are our top 10 tips. Some of these can be started before the

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