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Tales of the Toilet: How to Potty Train a 3-Year-Old

Tales of the Toilet: How to Potty Train a 3-Year-Old

Potty learning is not a milestone for the faint of heart. Let me save you some trouble – Google lies. Sure, some children wake up one morning potty-trained – most likely from magical fairies that ...

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Potty Training: Nope, Not Interested!

Potty Training: Nope, Not Interested!

Now that my son, Cab, is rounding the bend from toddler to preschooler I am finding myself more and more preparing for potty training. To be honest, I have been in prep mode for about ...

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4 Potty Training Tips I Learned the Second Time Around

4 Potty Training Tips I Learned the Second Time Around

Potty training is one of those eternal parenting challenges. Every time moms with babies or little kids get together, someone will bring it up. Someone will have had no trouble at all, while someone else ...

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Choosing a Preschool: 4 Questions to Ask

Choosing a Preschool: 4 Questions to Ask

Today’s post is courtesy of Elizabeth Patterson, a working parent and mom of two. When deciding on the best place to send our daughter — to preschool in an elementary school or to a preschool in a child ...

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40 Things to Know about 3-Year-Old Boys

40 Things to Know about 3-Year-Old Boys

In less than two months, my son will turn 4 years old. As the turbulent toddler years come to a close (hopefully!), I can reflect on and even laugh at the challenges that I’ve faced raising ...

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Potty Training: How Do You Grow Interest?

Potty Training: How Do You Grow Interest?

My 3 years, 4 months old son has absolutely no interest in potty training. It wasn’t always the case. Last summer, before he turned 3 years old, he showed signs of being ready to go ...

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Potty Training Nightmares

Potty Training Nightmares

Clearly I crapped all over a lot of people in a previous life (ok, actually, maybe it was my 20’s) and now it’s coming back to haunt me. Because I feel like my life is ...

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Dealing With Accidents After Potty Training

Dealing With Accidents After Potty Training

My son wet the bed four times in the last two weeks. Actually, four times in the past 27 months, it just all happened to be in the same two weeks. It started on July ...

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WobL: The Potty Training Wonder Watch

WobL: The Potty Training Wonder Watch

If you’ve read my blog before, you know that we’ve been on a long and winding potty training road with my daughter. She had been doing fantastic over the summer, but then, once Kindergarten started, ...

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Potty Training for Boys

Okay, parents of boys.  Here’s the reality that no one may have told you.  Potty training for boys is a 2-3 step process. Step 1:  Getting your son to use the potty for #1 while ...

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