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5 Reasons to Potty-Train in the Summer Months

Most experts agree that the biggest factor in teaching kids to use the toilet is readiness, and if your child shows enthusiasm for the transition the season won’t matter. Here are some of the reasons why it’s definitely simpler for you if the toilet trial-and-error happens in the summer.

Helping A Reluctant Potty Trainer

Potty training can be tricky. Even though it's frustrating, the most important thing you can do is be patient and wait for your child's cues.

Helpful hints for dealing with the ins and outs of constipation

When toddlers hold it in, it could simply be because they’re distracted – why take a time-out for the toilet when you’ve got a room full of toys?

Can you potty-train in three days?

The three-day method requires scheduling three days of no plans at home and watching your child for signs.

The key to successful toilet training

What to do when your toddler is afraid to go.

Potty training tips

Here are some handy tips to help you with potty training your child.

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Everybody poops, just not in the living room

Everybody poops. Just not in the living room.

Elimination communication: An alternative to potty training

We have been successfully practicing Elimination Communication (EC) with our daughter since she was about eight-weeks-old. Practise EC and skip stressful potty training altogether.

Urine trouble

Amid the many memories of my son’s first four years, the disasters related to his poop and pee (does 'excretion' really sound any better?) are especially vivid. There was the yellow sleeper he ruined with a blowout poop at two months old. I tried frantically to mop up the liquid...

The Bottom Line: When your child won’t poop on the potty

So you’ve finally had success with the first step of toilet training – your little one happily goes pee in the potty, wipes, pulls her pants back on, and is back to the races. But when it comes to poop, it’s another matter. You’ve tried everything from bribery and persuasion...

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