Dear Dr. Rene, I am the mother of twin (Boy and Girl) 20-month-olds. Since about the age of eight months, changing diapers and clothes has been very difficult. Both children move about during this process, which is normal, but they really scream and fight, and they are really strong, and I have a really difficult … Continue reading Difficult Diaper Changes?
Dear Dr. Rene, We worked with our two-and-a-half year old daughter for three months on potty training with lots of ups and downs. She was finally trained and had been diaper free for one month. She started daycare two weeks ago, and she refuses to go to the toilet there. We had this problem before daycare, … Continue reading Will Only Potty at Home
Dear Dr. Rene, My almost two-and-a-half-year-old decided she wanted underwear 11 days ago. So, we are 11 days into potty training. She goes to daycare, and is now fully potty trained at daycare (at least barring any regression that could happen.) At home, I still have to take her to the potty every hour, or she’ll … Continue reading Ownership in Potty Training
There are several things you can do in the months leading up to potty training to encourage a child’s interest and increase their readiness. Read About It – There are so many good children’s book on the market including Once Upon a Potty by Frankel, The Potty Book for Boys/Girls by Capucilli, What to Expect … Continue reading Get Them Ready for Potty Training
Our-Kids www.our-kids.com wrote a review of our Parenting Playgroups Potty Training workshop. Thought I would share here. http://www.our-kids.com/static/?f=parentingplaygroups. Thanks Our-Kids for the kind words! Continue reading A Review of Our Potty Training Workshop
Before you start potty training, it is beneficial to consider what you are going to do about the process when you are away from home. The first is to consider the potty itself. There are folding seats that fit on potties, folding stand-alone options, blow-up options and full-size floor potties available. Whatever you choose, it’s … Continue reading Travel Potty Training Tips
>Are you thinking about potty training in the near future? Have you been at it a while but stalled in the process? Is your child “just not interested”? These tips may help. *Let Them Observe* If you are at all comfortable with the idea, let them observe. Children learn best through modeling and taking them … Continue reading Increase Interest in Potty Training