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Potty Training: It’s All About Baby Steps

First step:  Face your fears.  That’s right!  Stick your face right in there. Second step:  Learn which end goes where. Third step:  Confiscate the camera...

Potty Training Memes to Help Us Forget Our Bathrooms Smell Like Outhouses

I’m in the midst of potty-training my second kid and, while his heart and intentions are in the right place, his aim sure isn’t.  Which is why I present...

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Potty Training Excuse of the Day

Potty training with our daughter has been filled with stops and starts and — how should I put this — questionable excuses for not using the potty.  For...

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Medical Expert Warns That Potty Training Too Early Can Be Harmful, Lead to Hiding Behind Shower Curtains

With Miss Skye turning three this weekend and still in Pull-ups, potty training is just becoming top-of-mind in our household.  As you may remember, I’ve shared...

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Potty Training: 10 Signs It May Not Be Going Well

If your toddler exhibits any of this behavior, it may be time to rethink your strategy.

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My Jedi Mind Potty-Training Tricks (and Other Completely Ineffective Parenting Tips)

“Sitting in poop is icky.  Doesn’t it feel nice to have a clean diaper?” I just asked my two-year-old daughter in that encouraging tone us parents use...

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The Penile Trap

Parents of toddlers are so busy installing stair gates and electrical outlet covers — or, as child safety experts such as myself call them,...