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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Patience

2/1/2016

I used to be the mom that tried to hard to train her 2 year old daughter to potty. Now I've relaxed more about it and she finally started coming up to me to ask to use the potty!

Comparison

Ernesto's Mom 1/31/2016

Never compare your baby with another

Useful

La 1/29/2016

needed this

Informative

1/28/2016

This should help me out.

potty time nighmare

dbaby 1/28/2016

potty training was a nightmare for me with my first born, it was like pulling teeth, she was terrified of the toilet and was convinced there was a monster in there. After a long 4 weeks we were potty trained... m&ms were my savior.

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