A RELAXED, EFFECTIVE APPROACH TO TOILET TRAINING--
JUST IN TIME.
With its expert advice, lively style, and straightforward approach, PARENTING magazine has made itself the resource for informed parents. Now, readers of the magazine welcome the same mix of key facts, calm reassurance, and proven advice in the PARENTING books. This addition to the series offers a well-planned and stress-free guide to toilet training:
Reading the Readiness Signs: When and how children develop bladder and bowel control - Recognizing your child's cues - Why waiting is better than rushing
Getting Started: Letting your child take the lead - Equipment essentials, from potty to underpants - Bathroom language that you're comfortable with--and that your child will understand
Finding the right approach: Establishing rituals - The importance of role modeling and praise - All about wiping and washing
Dealing with Setbacks and Frustrations: Keeping your cool when accidents happen - The differences between training boys and girls - Strategies if your child resists
The Stages of Potty Practice: Encouraging regular habits - Giving your growing child more independence - When to switch to underpants - Using public toilets
Staying Dry at Night: Tips from experts and parents - Helping the chronic sleep-wetter break the habit - When to seek help
Includes an original, illustrated children's story in the back of the book
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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|Title of Family & Relationships eBook: PARENTING Guide to Toilet Training|
|Release Date: 12-29-2010|
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|Publisher: Random House Publishing Group|
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PARENTING Guide to Toilet Training
Yes, all those wonderful things will happen, but potty training won’t occur on a particular magical date or at a certain magical age. It won't
happen overnight. It may not even take place all in one year. But it will-eventually-happen.
How and when potty training happens has become a major debate among medical professionals and parents, spurred on in part by the introduction of extra-large diapers. There is the "wait until the child is ready" school versus the more extreme "train 'em by the time they're two" school.
Parents can, to some extent, control how potty training happens, but not when. Get used to that idea right now. Your child is in charge of the when. Most children begin to show signs of readiness between twenty and thirty months of age. Wait for those signs. You'll have to use all of your willpower to control your urge to hurry your child up, but there are excellent reasons not to rush. Consider this: Just as the person on his deathbed rarely says "I wish I'd spent more time at the office," few parents with potty trained children look back and wish they’d started sooner. Most say, "We should have worried less and started later," or "I wish we'd been more relaxed about potty training." They've learned from experience that starting their child earlier doesn't mean he'll finish sooner. They'...