Stress-Free Potty Training: A Commonsense Guide to Finding the Right Approach for Your Child

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AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn, May 28, 2008 - Family & Relationships - 192 pages
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No two children experience the toilet-training process in exactly the same way. While some kids might be afraid to even go near the bathroom, others may know when to go...but still never seem to make it there in time. This helpful guide takes the stress out of this challenging rite of passage, giving parents much-needed advice to help them identify what approach will work for their child's temperament. The book distinguishes between common childhood personality types, providing easy techniques tailor-fit for all kinds of kids, whether they're stubborn or willful, clinging to diapers, afraid to move on, or just late-bloomers. The book shows how to: determine a child's readiness to begin potty training • gradually move children past their existing comfort zone, without causing undue pressure • handle accidents and temporary setbacks This straight-talking guide enables readers to help every child make this important life transition free of worry and in the way that's right for him or her.
 

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Review: Stress-Free Potty Training: A Commonsense Guide to Finding the Right Approach for Your Child

User Review  - Stephanie - Goodreads

This book discusses the effect of children's unique temperaments on potty training techniques. It is enlightening and helpful as you try to understand the potty journey of your particular child. I ... Read full review

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User Review  - Raina Murdock - Goodreads

The method suggested in this book seems to make a lot of sense. Will have to see how it works in practice. Read full review

Contents

Introduction and Philosophy
Y-1
1 Identifying Your Childs Personality Type
Y-7
2 Determining Readiness
Y-19
3 Universal Strategies
Y-31
4 The GoalDirected Child
Y-67
5 The SensoryOriented Child
Y-83
6 The Internalizer
Y-101
7 The Impulsive Child
Y-121
8 The StrongWilled Child
Y-139
9 Interruptions and Setbacks
Y-167
Conclusion
Y-173
Index
Y-177
Copyright

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Peter L. Stavinoha, Ph.D. (Dallas, TX), is a clinical neuropsychologist in the Center for Pediatric Psychiatry at Children's Medical Center of Dallas and associate professor in psychiatry at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He is a reg

Sara Au (Orlando, FL) is a journalist specializing in parenting and health issues.

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