Category: Diapers & Potty Training
I sometimes work with families where the child is three, four or five years old and does not want to use the toilet, especially for bowel movements.
What can parents do? First, try to take the pressure off and make sitting on the toilet fun. Have your child sit (when you think he might need to go) and read him, or her, a story. It can be about a child learning to use the toilet, or any fun story would do. After a week, ask your child (while he is sit...Posted on November 07, 2012 at 8:23 AM
The mere mention of cloth diapers sets eyes rolling, gasps, whispers of "eew" and "you must be kidding?" As a mom of three, I've had experience with both cloth and disposable diapers. Shocking but true, the cloth diaper store owner used disposable diapers. Gasp! So, from one experienced mom to another, here are five great reasons (in no particular order) to consider making the switch:
1. If I only knew then what I know now: After disposable diapering two childre...Posted on April 23, 2012 at 7:00 AM
Did you miss the Done & Done with Diapers seminar? Don't worry- here's a great recap of the event from our speaker Tamara Kadlor, MS. If you have questions on whether your child is ready for potty training, how to pick an approach that works for your family or tips for families of children with developmental differences, you can check out her previous blog here.
How long will Potty training take?
On average, successful potty training takes about 3-12 months.  ...Posted on February 13, 2012 at 6:00 AM
Potty training can feel daunting at times and many of us wonder, “Will I ever stop having to buy diapers?” (A: YES) or “Did their child really just one day on their own get up from playing, go to the potty, and never wear a diaper ever again?!” (A: NOT LIKELY)
The first thing you need to ask: is my child really ready?
5 signs of development that your child might be ready:
• Shows an interest in the potty- for ex., an interest in sitting ...Posted on January 04, 2012 at 7:30 AM