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Day Care’s Role in the Potty Training Process

When it comes to teaching potty training, everyone who cares for your child needs to be on board. This includes your spouse, babysitters, and day care providers. While it may be difficult to get every person in your child’s life as committed to the process as you are, the good news is that day care providers are typically eager to get your child out of diapers. Daycare’s role in the potty training process can be a huge help to parents, and they may even be more successful than you would be if you tried it alone! Don’t take it personally, though. They’re experts. And, with their expertise comes some tried-and-true tips.

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Potty Training While Traveling

When a dad is trying to potty train his kids, there’s a lot that can go wrong. However, you do have a few things going for you, like the home field advantage of training your kids inside of your home.

However, life is what happens when you’re making potty training plans, and you end up losing that advantage when you go on a vacation. This puts a lot of dads in a bind. Should you cancel the vacation? Hit the snooze button on the training? Or something else entirely?

We’ve got some advice for you: don’t give up. We’ve created the perfect guide for how you can successfully potty train while traveling!

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How My Dog Prepared Me for Potty Training My Daughter

I know many parents may roll their eyes at comparing their child to their dog. I get that. However, since I grew up without any younger siblings or relatives, having a dog was my first time taking care of a living creature. To do my best for him, I needed to learn how to communicate more than anything else, and that served me well during bathroom training my daughter.

Rachel’s Story

We began introducing our son to the potty at 13 months. Once he mastered walking and the skill of “mounting” the potty, we took the daytime diapers off for good, and by…

Amanda’s Story

We’ve been reading ‘Big girl panties’ by Fran Manushkin for about a month. She loves the idea of wearing big girl panties—the other day we started running short on diapers so we…

How to Teach Wiping… Slow and Easy

Wiping can be a scary and unpleasant thing for young children and I see many of my young students who are not prepared to keep themselves clean after going to the bathroom…