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 Potty-training can be difficult for both children and parents. We have tips on timing, techniques and advice to help both you and your child succeed.

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My Son has Oppositional Defiant Disorder, I Need Help Potty Training

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Children learn that life is full of choices and that their choices have an outcome. When you give effective consequences, your child learns behaviors that will lead to​ success.

Signs Your Child Is Ready for Potty Training

Toilet training doesn’t have to be a terrible experience, for you or your child. Use the following tips to help prepare your child for this major milestone.

I’m Having a Difficult Time Potty Training

The ease with which parents potty-trains their children varies with each child. Some toddlers are trained easily; others require great effort.

Potty Training Troubles with 4-Year-Old

What do you do if your child uses the toilet from no. 1 but not no. 2?

Wait! Before You Begin Toilet Training

We'd like to help you get past myths and misconceptions about potty training and give you some practical information to help make teaching your child a more pleasant and satisfying experience.

Intensive Toilet Training

If you are willing to spend a lot of your time toilet training and are consistent about following the guidelines, your child can be toilet trained in a few days.

Positive Practice for Toileting Accidents

Positive practice involves working with the child in an intensive practice of what he or she should have done - the positive alternative - instead of having an accident.

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