Potty Training

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Potty Training Update

So we are now around 6 weeks into potty training and I thought a potty training update was overdue. For us it has certainly not been potty training in a week it has been a much longer process. We had immediate success with wees as long as I prompted him but poos have been another …

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Staying Calm whilst Potty Training

Staying calm whilst potty training is so difficult.  I have received the message loud and clear that I mustn’t get annoyed when he has accidents and that the focus has to be on encouraging the good behaviour and not punishing the bad.  I know that an accident isn’t bad behaviour, but honestly sometimes my little …

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Potty Training Stubborn Boy

So here we are in week three of potty training and I am dealing with a very stubborn boy.  Potty training stubborn boy is currently summing up my existence. He is just like a mini me and that is hugely frustrating as I don’t whether to laugh at ‘me’ or get irritated by his seeming …

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Potty training children with Autism

Our nanny’s brother has autism and she was recently telling me about the differences between potty training children with autism and those without.  As another mummy has also asked me about this I thought I would share the things that she told me.  I hasten to add that I am certainly no expert even on potty …

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Navigating Potty Training Poos

Potty training poos is impossible!! When navigating potty training there is nothing worse than a poos that does not make it to the potty and for us this a daily occurrence!  Since starting potty training, our almost 3 year old, around 2 weeks ago (this is the second time round see earlier posts for details) …

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Navigating Potty Training

Potty Training off I go again… When finding my way through this particular minefield I have struggled to even find the entry to the maze let alone actually be able to locate the centre! We originally tried this when our eldest was 28 months and it went great for a month or so, but then …

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Abandon ship: potty training disaster

Potty training disaster – run, save yourselves, big boy pants overboard and mummy considering following them!! Today has been the worst day of mummyhood ever.  I can’t even dress this up as being funny – it wasn’t! We have had to abandon all attempts at potty training and I am literally devastated I feel like …

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