As you may have heard, or are currently experiencing firsthand, potty training is one of the most stressful challenges of raising a child. From first introducing the potty seat, to using incentives for encouragement, to making the first diaperless trip outside the home, The Everything Potty Training Book provides practical, reassuring advice to help you survive this difficult period in a child's development. Parenting expert Linda Sonna, Ph.D., gives you foolproof advice on how to:
Recognize when your child is, and isn't, ready;
- Become a "potty coach";
- Develop readiness skills;
- Understand bedwetting causes and cures; - Handle nighttime routines;
- Wean off diapers and pull-ups;
- Prepare for extended trips;
- Cope with regressive behavior.
Packed full of scenarios for all occasions inspired by real situations, The Everything Potty Training Book will have your child mastering this important skill in no time, while at the same time keeping everyone's sanity intact.