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5 Potty Training Supplies You Definitely Need

5 Potty Training Supplies You Definitely Need


If you’re a dad potty training your kid, then you’ve probably read a lot of literature about what products and supplies you’ll need. However, the best potty training toolbox is still incomplete because there are some things that no one ever told you to buy. These are the small items that do heavy lifting, and they range from making your kids feel more responsible to simply helping you get back to sleep quicker after your kid has an accident in the middle of the night. Keep reading to discover four potty training supplies no one warns you about!

by Dr. Chris Snellgrove
When Does Potty Training End?

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When Does Potty Training End?


The other morning my wife and I discussed our daughter’s potty training, particularly whether or not she should wear a different type of diaper while sleeping at night. My daughter turns five in a few weeks, and we have been potty training her – in some way or another – for nearly half her life at this point. It got me to wondering if potty training would ever end, especially since my wife and I will soon decide when to start training our two-year-old son. When my son is fully potty trained – including at night time – it is likely my wife, and I will have spent more than five years with potty training in its various phases. That is a long time and underscores the long-term fight that potty training can be.

by David Stegon
infant toilet training

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Infant toilet training: An evidence-based guide


While using the toilet is a pretty straight-forward action, toilet training is a bit more complex. There may not be too many different ways to go about using the potty, but there are a variety of ways to teach this important life skill. It’s no wonder that parents are sometimes unsure how to approach it, as even the experts disagree.

by Gwen Dewar, Ph.D.

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