Parenting Guide to Toilet Training: With a Story for You and Your Child to Share

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Ballantine Books, 2001 - Family & Relationships - 67 pages

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

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Anne O. Krueger is the Herald L. and Caroline L. Ritch Professor of Economics, senior fellow of the Hoover Institution, and director of the Center for Research on Economic Development and Policy Reform at Stanford University. She is the editor of "The WTO as an International Organization" and "The Structure and Evolution of Recent U.S. Trade Policy," as well as the author of "American Trade Policy: A Tragedy in the Making,

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