Posts Tagged ‘potty training’

BottomZz Up: An Eco-Friendly Way to Potty Train

Potty training is one of those important milestones that every parent both dreads and loves at the same time. It can be exciting to finally get rid of diapers, but the prospect of spending days, or even months, cleaning up pee from your floors and your carpets can make any parent feel anxious. And many times things like pull-ups can make it more difficult for a child to learn to potty train because they are too much like diapers. Luckily there is a product getting ready to launch via Kickstarter that helps parents potty train their children in record time without the confusion between diapers and underwear. BottomZz Up is a potty training tool-kit designed to help children feel the wetness when they have an accident all while protecting against leaks. Along with their positive reinforcement tools, BottomZz Up helps make potty training a breeze!

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7 Ways to Overcome Poop Withholding

For some parents, potty training proves to be one of the toughest battles of child rearing. And if you managed to convince your child to pee on the potty with any sort of consistency, you may find it troubling when your child won’t poop on the potty. Even worse, your child starts resisting the act of pooping all together.

There are a number of reasons that a child might resist eliminating their waste – some physical, some psychological. If you’ve ruled out any physical reasons (constipation, intestinal blockage, etc.) why your kid is bowel withholding (of course, check with your pediatrician first), then today’s post is for you. Not only will we discuss why children may be withholding their stools, but we’ll also share 7 ways to survive this developmental phase. 

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I Tried It: The 48 Hour Potty Training Method

My daughter, Mary, will be 3 at the end of November. She’s a strong-willed, stubborn-as-her-mama kind of gal who likes to do things on her own timeline.

For example: Mary started crawling at 5 months. I was shocked, and assumed she’d be able to trick-or-treat with her big brother when she’d be 11 months. Nope. She got really good at crawling; deftly maneuvering across the room on her bottom with her legs propelling her forward (think: ninja-gorilla).

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Win It: Tottigo Pack n’ Potty

One of the biggest obstacles parents face with potty training is getting their toddler to use the public bathroom. Between the unfamiliar layout, adult-sized toilets, and loud noises, public restrooms are very intimidating for kids.

There are several portable potties and disposable seat covers on the market, but only Tottigo’s Pack n’ Potty includes everything you need in one convenient travel bag. It’s both a seat and toilet cover, so you won’t have to hold your child over an unsanitary toilet seat. You simply pull the Pack n’ Potty out, cover the toilet — and go!

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Overcoming Potty Training Obstacles

It happens to the best of us. You set out on a potty training mission sometime after your child learns to walk and find that what seems like it should be fairly simple, quickly becomes one of your greatest parenting challenges.

For some children, they seem not to care that they have a wet or stinky diaper. For other kids, you’ve been hoping to follow their lead, but now it’s time to go to preschool and the school requires a potty trained child. Or maybe you’re about to have another child and want to avoid having two in diapers. Whatever the case, today we’re going to uncover the most common potty training obstacles… and how to work through them. 

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Potty Training Product Guide

Potty training isn’t always the easiest process, in fact it may be one of the toughest things you’ve had to deal with in parenthood thus far! Luckily, there are a variety of awesome potty training products available to help you along the way. Here are our picks for some of the best of the best when it comes to potty training your toddler, from potty chairs to travel seats to training pants.

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6 Popular Potty Training Methods

Potty training is not a one-size-fits-all process. Each child is unique and will be ready for the process on their own time. When you feel that your child is ready to move on from diapers, here are 6 popular ways to go about the potty training process. Choose a method that fits your lifestyle and that you believe will suit your child the best.

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