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!

Night Time Dryness Night Time Dryness

What age is normal for night time dryness?

Bedwetting is considered to be normal.  It can be all part of a child’s development process up to the age of 5 years. Their bladders are still maturing up to this point.  Night time dryness is always expected to take longer than the daytime. Around half a million children and young people in the UK

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School Tips School Tips

Help! My child is having accidents since starting school!

Potty Training Accident Starting school or nursery causes change to the routines of our little ones. In addition, toilet accidents can be common as can potty training regression. Jude was recently contacted by one of her distressed friends because her perfectly potty trained daughter had started having wetting accidents after beginning in reception class.  We realised

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Fear of the Potty Fear of the Potty

Help! My child won’t sit on the toilet or potty!

You think you have spotted the signs of readiness, done your homework, bought your potty training kit, and cleared your diary, but what happens when your stubborn toddler just won’t sit on the potty or toilet? This is a very common problem in potty training – especially when you have a headstrong child is at

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Dry Like Me Dry Like Me

A good potty training routine

A good potty training routine is very important We are often asked about how to start potty training, or if it’s been going well and a child has suddenly started to regress, what to do to get their toilet training back on track. Our advice is always to take a step back and re-establish a

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Potty Autism Potty Autism

Autism and Toileting

Autism and Toileting Lorraine MacAlister is an autism training consultant for The National Autistic Society. She has delivered training (Potty Training Methods) for both parents and professionals on a variety of issues related to autism, including toileting difficulties. She has also recently had an article published in The Nursing Times on toileting problems in children

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