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!

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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Does your child need a nappy 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 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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