Potty-Training Problems?

Potty-Training Problems?

The road to potty training success usually has a few bumps along the way, and no wonder: it's a complex process for your child to master. Learn more about potty training ups and downs.

Running into a few bumps on the road to toilet-training success? Remember: Rome wasn't built in a day. Learning to use the potty is a complex process for your child, who has to:

  • Coordinate several new behaviors
  • Put together a series of steps
  • Decide whether it's worth giving up all this control to please you

Ready or Not
Resist comparing your child with other kids, as each child is different. Your toddler's progress has more to do with temperamental and neurological factors than age. If toilet training has totally stalled and you're fighting your child every step of the way, review the signs of readiness to make sure the time is really right.

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Happens when they are ready

brandimcrn 2/10/2016

Hppens on their own schedule. Not working out? Try again in a few weeks!



thanks for the help

Great Article


Nice insight on issues.

No fighting


If the are fighting it it is not the time. Stop and wait.


AnnaRay 2/8/2016

It makes a whole lot of difference timing the potty deal out and kniwing the right sines that they have to go

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