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The No-Cry Potty Training Solution : Gentle Ways to Help Your Child Say Good-bye to Diapers - Elizabeth Pantley

The No-Cry Potty Training Solution

Gentle Ways to Help Your Child Say Good-bye to Diapers

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Published: 18th September 2006
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Say good-bye to diapers and hello to fast, effective potty training, from the parenting author millions trust

Potty training your child doesn't have to be a stressful experience. Parenting authority Elizabeth Pantley helps your child get on the road to bathroom independence without frustration, confusion, or tears.

Elizabeth Pantley's easy no-cry solution will help you: Determine the right time to start potty training Create a simple and effective potty plan Increase your child's self-esteem and independence Motivate a reluctant potty user . . . and more

Plus, this is the only potty training book with complete bathroom safety checklists and childproofing strategies.

About the Author

Elizabeth Pantley is the president of Better Beginnings, Inc., a parent education company, and is a regular radio show and internet show guest and featured expert. Her newsletters and articles are distributed worldwide.She has been quoted in such magazines as Parents, Parenting, Woman's Day, Mother & Baby, Today's Parent, and Good Housekeeping. Elizabeth is the mother of four.

Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Introductionp. xiii
The No-Cry Potty Training Solution Quick Guidep. 1
Facts About Potty Trainingp. 1
Readiness Quizp. 3
Pre-Potty Trainingp. 5
It's Potty Time!p. 6
Bed-Wettingp. 8
Solving Common Toilet Training Problemsp. 9
Potty Training: What's It All About?p. 13
Keep Things in Perspectivep. 15
When to Startp. 15
Potty Training Is Really Potty Learningp. 19
How Long Will It Take a Toddler to Learn?p. 20
It's Not All or Nothing, You Know!p. 20
How Much Will Potty Training Cost?p. 21
Helpful Facts to Knowp. 21
The Readiness Quiz: Is It Time for Potty Training?p. 25
The Readiness Factorp. 25
The Parent's Rolep. 25
The Quizp. 27
Pre-Potty Training: Getting Ready!p. 39
Identify the Actp. 39
Keep It Naturalp. 40
Teaching the Vocabularyp. 42
The Value of Demonstrationsp. 44
When Should You Buy a Potty Chair?p. 45
Learning to Follow Directionsp. 46
Promote Your Child's Independencep. 47
Read to Your Childp. 47
Moving on from Pre-Potty Training to Active Toilet Trainingp. 48
It's Potty Time! Setting Upp. 49
Deciding on Your Potty Training Approachp. 49
The Magic Twop. 51
Supplies You'll Needp. 52
Decide Where to Put the Pottyp. 59
Tips for Toilet Trainingp. 60
A Menu of Potty Training Ideasp. 71
Introduce the Pottyp. 71
Give Wiping and Toilet Paper Lessonsp. 74
Make It a Routinep. 76
Offer Choicesp. 77
Make It a Gamep. 78
Come with Me!p. 79
Read About the Pottyp. 80
Tell Stories, Chitchat, and Singp. 83
Make a Potty Posterp. 84
Use a Potty Dollp. 85
Tips for Your Little Boyp. 86
Be Prepared to Get to a Bathroom Quicklyp. 89
Get a Jump Start to Successp. 89
Get Everyone on the Same Trackp. 90
Offer a Prizep. 90
Make Hand Washing a Fun Part of the Potty Routinep. 92
Relax About Accidentsp. 94
Offer Praise and Encouragement-but How Much?p. 95
One More Reminder to Be Patientp. 96
Bed-Wettingp. 97
No Place for Punishment or Shamep. 97
It Is a Natural, Biological Processp. 99
How Do You Know When It's Safe to Go Diaperless?p. 100
How to Help Your Child Stay Dryp. 101
When Should You Seek Help?p. 103
Don't Worryp. 104
Solving Common Toilet Training Problemsp. 105
Solving Any Toilet Training Problemp. 105
Setbacks and Regressingp. 117
When to Call the Doctorp. 120
Common Questions and Sensible Answersp. 123
Fear of Flushingp. 123
Coordinating Two Homes for Trainingp. 125
Traveling with a Newly Trained Childp. 126
Fathers and Daughters in Public Restroomsp. 127
Public Restroomsp. 129
Using Portable Toilets with Your Childp. 131
Potty Training Twins, Higher Order Multiples, or Two Children Close in Agep. 132
Potty Training Children with Special Needsp. 134
Day Care and Potty Trainingp. 138
Bad Language and Potty Humorp. 139
Refining Your Little Boy's Aimp. 140
Urinary Tract Infections (UTI)p. 142
Handling Unwanted Advicep. 143
Playing with Poopp. 145
Constipationp. 147
Training an Active Toddlerp. 148
Celebrations and Rewardsp. 149
Fascination with New Bathroomsp. 150
Stalling Bedtime with Potty Visitsp. 151
Frequent Potty Visitsp. 152
Bladder-Stretching Exercises for Accident Controlp. 154
Handling His Penis While on the Pottyp. 155
Embarrassing Bathroom Questionsp. 156
Wiping Lessonsp. 156
Fecal Soiling (Encopresis)p. 158
Motivating a Child with No Interest in Potty Trainingp. 159
Bathroom Safetyp. 163
Indexp. 169
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ISBN: 9780071476904
ISBN-10: 0071476903
Series: Pantley
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 18th September 2006
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 14.0  x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.23