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Parenting Preschool School Age

Scared of the Auto-flush Toilet?

I’ve known many kids over the years who are petrified to sit on an automatic flush toilet. Often it’s because they’ve wiggled on the seat and had the toilet flush when they were still sitting. Scary! My daughter went through a period where she refused to use public toilets. It was really difficult when we […]

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When should you potty train your kids?

It’s common for parents to ask for help with potty training. Sometimes they’re just done dealing with diapers. Or there’s another baby coming soon. Often it’s tied to wanting to be able to start preschool. Most preschools in our area require 3 year olds to be potty trained. Even daycares often require toddlers to potty […]

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Potty Training

I remember long ago when I was a relatively new mom I still had insecurities about what I was doing (despite the fact that I was a pediatrician). Well, to be honest, I still have lots of great advice for parents, but with my own kids I often struggle to know what’s best.  But my kids […]