Many schools enforce potty training policies -- but are they fair? Credit: Corbis Parents typically have a checklist of questions they want answered when enrolling their toddlers in preschool. Here's a new one to add: "What happens if...The child's mom wants the school district to change its policy on potty training preschoolers.
Start working on potty training if you don't want your kid to get suspended. Credit: Getty Images A recent article in the Washington Post tells the tale of 3-year-old Zoe, who was -- no joke -- suspended from Arlington Public Schools'...A recent article in the Washington Post tells the tale of 3-year-old Zoe, who was suspended from Arlington Public Schools' Montessori preschool for not being potty trained.
Don't fear bedtime. Credit: Getty Images Although experts recommend discussing bedwetting with your pediatrician, parents don't usually need to worry. Sooner or later, a child's brain and bladder will develop further and communicate at...Sooner or later, a child's brain and bladder will develop further and communicate at night better.
Be patient with your child when potty training. Credit: Getty ImagesWhen it's time to potty train, it's all about the three "P" words: preparation, praise and patience. Prepare your children for toilet training by providing them with books on...When it's time to potty train, it's all about the three "P" words: preparation, praise and patience.
I'm not an expert, I'm just a parent. I like that line. It's true and it (sort of) gets me off the hook. When this job was first offered to me, I said, well, I love writing and I have four kids, but please don't ask me to give advice. Nobody should...
If your children are well past diapers, you don't have children, or you feel the urge to shout "TMI!" at your computer screen on a regular basis, please, avert your eyes. This column may not be for you. If, however, you have a small diapered person...Potty training requires two things: readiness and commitment.
Even celebrity moms can't escape the potty chair. Tori Spelling shares her top five potting training tips. -- LilSugar Remember the NY mom who let her 9-year-old subway alone? Now you can learn how to raise your own "free range" kid with a new...