Signs of Potty Training Readiness

Signs of Potty Training Readiness When it comes to potty training, having realistic expectations, following your child’s lead, and knowing the signs of readiness are essential before you begin.  Often we see these signs between 2 and 4 years old.  Doctors say that the vast majority of children under 18months do not have the ability Read More

Setting The Stage for Potty Training Success

What makes for potty training success?  Following your child’s lead! Generally, we see the signs that a child is ready between 2 and 4 years of age.  As you begin to recognize that your child is ready for potty training, it’s time to set the stage.  How do you do that?  Follow these three steps. Read More

The Great Potty Debate

When a parent comes to me for advice about potty training, I always start the conversation the same way.  Let’s consider what it takes to pee on the potty.  A child has to be aware that they need to pee, let you know, hold the pee, get to the bathroom, adjust their clothing, sit on the Read More

A Little Potty Humor

For all of you in the throes of potty training, a little comic relief… A three year old boy is sitting on the toilet.  His mother thinks he has been in there too long, so she goes in to see what’s up.  The little boy is sitting on the toilet reading a book, but about every Read More