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I will only poo in a nappy

Over the recent months I have seen many little people who are perfectly happy to wee in the toilet but absolutely refuse to poo anywhere but in a NAPPY.  So many parents ask me why they do this and often it can be related to constipation or a worry about the poo...

Toilet training podcast with MamaMia

I spoke to MamaMia's Leigh and Tegan about starting toilet training. When to start? Is my  child ready? What to expect? These questions and more are answered! Follow the link below to listen to Poop Glorious Poop on This Glorious Mess. “Tell me and I forget. Teach me...

The West Australian: Easy as Child’s Play

Toilet training problems are common, and many parents are seeking help. I recently spoke to Rhianna from the West Australian about the frustration and confusion surrounding toilet training. “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.”...

Is toilet training your child more of a dream than reality?

Does having a toilet trained child seem like a dream? When is it a good time to seek help?    Toilet training has become static and no progress has been made over the last three to six months You have had several attempts and each time it ends with frustration,...

Toilet training challenge

Parents, I know that through the adult eye toilet training does not seem hard but sometimes it really can be a challenge. Using the toilet is so much more that recognising an urge and responding.  It requires discipline to respond when the body tells you, physical...

Toilet training podcast with Kids Health Network

Fabulous to meet Perth GP Andrew Leech and do a podcast on toilet training with him. Please have a listen and have a look at many of his other terrific podcasts as well.  Follow the link below to listen, the podcast was recorded on 15 Oct 2019.  “Tell me and I forget....

Ten tips for successful toileting

1. Signs of readiness - Dry for 2hrs - Follows simple instructions - Identifying wet and dirty - Shows interest in toilet/potty - Independently undressing and dressing bottom half 2. Willingness - encourage involvement and responsibility. "You are the boss of your wee...

Bedwetting – Nocturnal Enuresis

Nocturnal enuresis is the involuntary emptying of the bladder overnight. Bedwetting is very common with approximately 1 in 5 children in Australia wetting the bed. Bladder control overnight can occur at different ages in children. Usually children will become dry or...

Toilet training ready or not?

When to start toilet training is a question frequently asked by parents.  With so much information available through the internet, mother’s groups, grand parents, child health nurses, parenting forums, daycare centres etc it can be hard to focus on what I consider are...

Is your child toilet trained?

Is your child toilet trained? The meaning of toilet trained can differ between parents. Here are some questions to help you determine if your child is trained . 1) Does your child go to the toilet without being prompted?2)Can they hold on until they reach the...

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“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.”

Benjamin Franklin.