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PARENTING Guide to Toilet Trainingby Parenting Magazine Editors
Synopses & Reviews
A RELAXED, EFFECTIVE APPROACH TO TOILET TRAINING--
JUST IN TIME.
With its expert advice, lively style, and straightforward approach, PARENTING magazine has made itself the resource for informed parents. Now, readers of the magazine welcome the same mix of key facts, calm reassurance, and proven advice in the PARENTING books. This addition to the series offers a well-planned and stress-free guide to toilet training:
Reading the Readiness Signs: When and how children develop bladder and bowel control - Recognizing your child's cues - Why waiting is better than rushing
Getting Started: Letting your child take the lead - Equipment essentials, from potty to underpants - Bathroom language that you're comfortable with--and that your child will understand
Finding the right approach: Establishing rituals - The importance of role modeling and praise - All about wiping and washing
Dealing with Setbacks and Frustrations: Keeping your cool when accidents happen - The differences between training boys and girls - Strategies if your child resists
The Stages of Potty Practice: Encouraging regular habits - Giving your growing child more independence - When to switch to underpants - Using public toilets
Staying Dry at Night: Tips from experts and parents - Helping the chronic sleep-wetter break the habit - When to seek help
Includes an original, illustrated children's story in the back of the book
Introducing a three-step plan for toilet training one's toddler, this helpful handbook provides advice on how to select the best training potty for a child, offer encouragement, and teach youngers self-control and self-awareness and features an illustrated children's story designed to promote a sense of accomplishment. Original. 25,000 first printing.
The new toileting book parents will prefer is filled with the reassuring advice they have come to depend on from "Parenting" magazine. Includes a specially created four-color storybook for children promoting the sense of accomplishment that comes with toilet training.
Table of Contents
Guide to toilet training — I can do it! : how I learned to use the potty ; a story for parents and children.
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