The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Potty Training Problems

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Penguin, 2006 - Family & Relationships - 183 pages
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It's one of life's first rites of passage- somewhere around the age of 26 months, toddlers are introduced to the potty. Some take to it right away; some need a little more time or encouragement. Some, however, seem to have no interest in training at all or, indeed, seem bound and determined to resist it. And no matter how often a neighbour or relative tells you "No one ever packs diapers when they go way to college," you're beginning to think your child might be destined to enter the Guinness Book of Records for longest continuous use of Pampers and Pull-Ups.

In The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Potty Training Problems, Alison D. Schonwald, also known as "The Poop Doctor" of Boston's Children's Hospital, addresses the needs of parents and their reluctant toddlers in a warm, reassuring manner that will calm nerves and ease tension all around.

 

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I think the whichsy washy approach to potty trainign is why we have so many 34 and 5 year olds walking around in pull ups. You might get some good tips if your child is afraid of the toilet otherwise this book is just to indirect for my interest. Read full review

Contents

Why Is My Child So Reluctant?
1
What Am I Doing Wrong?
15
Inspiring the Reluctant Child
35
Dealing with Preschool
59
Getting Ready to Start
69
Let the Training Begin
83
Making It Fun
105
Urine Trained Not Bowel
121
When Reluctance Leads
141
The Bottom Line
153
Appendixes
161
The Top 16 Questions About
169
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