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3 Tips To Break The Stubborn Potty Training Phase In Your Toddler

Has your child reached potty training age? Do they show an interest in the task? Do you constantly sit them on the potty, only to see no results? Would you like to get your child’s stubborn potty training on a roll so that they finally use the toilet? Rest easy! There are things you can try that will get their training moving on the right track.   1 – Are They Really Ready? It may be that your kid is showing signs of wanting to be trained but really isn’t ready for it. Too often, parents get overly excited about their toddler getting on that they purchase pull-ups too soon. Pressuring your toddler before they’re really ready for the toilet could cause them to regress. Many parents are under the mistaken impression that their child must be trained by the age of 2… three at latest. Here’s what you need […]

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Posted by Mark Lewis - December 17, 2013 at 4:08 am

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3 Tips To Successfully Potty Train Your Toddler

Is your child ready for the toilet? Mixed feelings are often associated with this step in a child’s progress. While many folks are excited for their kid to be potty trained, many are unsure just where to begin. If you want to ensure a success then, here are some helpful tips to.   1 – Enticements If you want to encourage them to use the toilet, consider enticing them. It’s not bribery! Rather, it’s positive reinforcements and rewards for when your child sits on or uses the toilet successfully. Some worthwhile enticements are stickers and child-themed underwear. A way to get them to use the potty is to be excited for them when they try it. This helps nurture their sense of achievement. Kids get easily passionate about things. So, consider using your enthusiasm to encourage them to do again what he/she did to get the positive attention in the […]

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Posted by Mark Lewis - November 16, 2013 at 4:00 am

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4 Ways You Can Prevent Potty Training Regression In Your Child

What do you think about your potty training experience with your toddler? Has it been easy or difficult? Are you noticing your toddler is experiencing bathroom accidents on a regular basis? Do you want to prevent regression in your toddler?   4 Things To Note   1 – Look For Signs Many parents often wonder if their 18-month-old is ready for the adult toilet. It’s important to remember that every kid is different. So, even if your friend’s kid is showing signs they are ready for the potty training process, it does not mean that your child is ready too. Many parents make a huge mistake in forcing their kids to potty train before they are even ready. This can lead to lots of aggravation for both them. It can also lead to potty training regression. There are actually three signs to let you know he/she is ready for potty […]

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Posted by Mark Lewis - October 15, 2013 at 3:25 am

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Toilet Training Your Child? 3 Tips Parents Should Use To Make The Process Go Smoother

When you’re toilet training your child, do you often get advice and tips on how to make the process go easier? Many times, relatives and friends will offer their two cents worth about how to potty train a child. You may feel overwhelmed by the plethora of information you are given; more so, if the information you are given contradicts one another.   Here’s my 3 Tips   1 – Be Consistent In Every Environment It’s so important that you stay consistent in every environment he/she is in. The environments include home (both homes if the parents are no longer together), school, daycare, church, etc. If the same attention is not applied consistently throughout the process, the child will be slower in being potty trained due to the confusion he/she feels. Make sure everybody is on the same wavelength during this time. Be sure that you have a consistent toilet […]

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Posted by Mark Lewis - September 16, 2013 at 3:15 am

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3 Tips Parents Can Use To Survive Their Child’s 18 Month Old Tantrums

Everybody knows of the “terrible twos”, and every parent has survived it. It can be pretty frustrating to get through dinner with a monster 18-month-old tantrum taking place. What can you do about this to make things more pleasant for you, your child and everybody around you?   1 – Have Distractions Parents know that sitting down for more than several minutes at a time is difficult for a child, especially if they are toddlers. So, if you must take your child out on errands, you might be wondering what you can do to stop the monster tantrums before they ensue. Here’s one big answer for you: have a bag full of different things to make sure your child is occupied (remember, children at 18 months can be easily distracted). What are some of things you can put into the bag or have on your person? – Distracting key chains […]

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Posted by Mark Lewis - August 13, 2013 at 3:05 am

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