Parenting Guide to Toilet Training
With A Story for You and your Child to ShareBook - 2001
A RELAXED, EFFECTIVE APPROACH TO TOILET TRAINING-- JUST IN TIME. With its expert advice, lively style, and straightforward approach, PARENTING magazine has made itself the resource for informed parents. Now, readers of the magazine welcome the same mix of key facts, calm reassurance, and proven advice in the PARENTING books. This addition to the series offers a well-planned and stress-free guide to toilet training: Reading the Readiness Signs: When and how children develop bladder and bowel control - Recognizing your child's cues - Why waiting is better than rushing Getting Started: Letting your child take the lead - Equipment essentials, from potty to underpants - Bathroom language that you're comfortable with--and that your child will understand Finding the right approach: Establishing rituals - The importance of role modeling and praise - All about wiping and washing Dealing with Setbacks and Frustrations: Keeping your cool when accidents happen - The differences between training boys and girls - Strategies if your child resists The Stages of Potty Practice: Encouraging regular habits - Giving your growing child more independence - When to switch to underpants - Using public toilets Staying Dry at Night: Tips from experts and parents - Helping the chronic sleep-wetter break the habit - When to seek help Includes an original, illustrated children's story in the back of the book
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Pub. Group, 2001.
Edition: First American edition
Characteristics: xii, 67,  pages :,illustrations (some color) ;,24 cm.