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!

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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Does your child need a nappy

Does your child need a nappy or a portable loo?

Nappies? Portaloo? At around the age of two most children are ready to potty train.  It is getting more and more common to see children of age three and four still wearing nappies.  We believe that in most situations, if the child is nearly four, the nappy is not being used because the child is

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Potty

My child won’t poo on the toilet or potty!

Toilet Training Refusal, Refusing To Poo When it comes to potty training, they may have mastered number ones, but some children either just don’t like to poo.  Some even point blank refuse to poo on the potty or loo. So it makes sense that one question we are asked a lot is how to handle it

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Potty Training out of the house

Potty training out of the house

Toilet Training Steps, Away From Home Toilet Training Steps, Away From Home. What happens when you’ve had a good start to potty training, but it’s time to make a trip out? This is all about potty training in the real world, when the spotlight has come off the first couple of weeks of intensive training,

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School

Asking your nursery to follow your potty training routine

Potty training can be a source of anxiety for parents and nurseries, and it helps if you and your nursery can work together to master potty training.   How does it work when my child is at nursery or preschool? Your childcare provider can offer great support and advice during the potty training process. Depending

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