Recruiting Help With Potty Training Your Toddler

I received a comment not long ago by Terra on a post about Potty Training that hits on a common problem I'm asked about quite often by parents of toddlers: pulling others into the potty training process. Terra wrote: “My daughter turned two in March and I potty trained her and She will only go with me. Luckily for her I work at her preschool but how do I help her to start going potty with her … [Read more...]

Potty Training Challenges

Potty training, or, as I like to call it, 'potty guiding', is a toddler rite of passage no family can ignore, side-step or skip. In the thick of it, you wonder if you will ever get through it sanely and ask often if your child will ever  "get there"...finally become potty trained. Once there, though, you smile knowing it's over and you all can move on! As the amount of questions that come into … [Read more...]

Common Toddler Illnesses and Injuries

If there are two pearls of wisdom I can impart to you about toddlers it is this: they will have many boo-boos and there will be times you will be convinced your toddler is “always sick” and you should change your address to that of your pediatrician’s office. Toddlers are the captains of the boo-boo and “bug” brigades.  While most boo-boos are minor and require nothing more than a kiss, and most … [Read more...]