potty training

My Stepdaughter Has Been Having Many Accidents Following Some Big Changes: Advice?

My Stepdaughter Has Been Pooping On Herself Following Some Big Life Changes: Advice?

A mom writes in asking for advice about her 5-year-old stepdaughter, who “has been pooping on herself for a while now.” She says this behavior has been getting worse ever since “her mom gave her up to her dad and me.” She adds that her stepdaughter says she knows when she has to go but doesn’t want to stop playing or get up to go to the bathroom, and then tries to hide it. Any advice for this stepmom?

I'm Potty Training My Two-Year-Old: Can I Use Diapers Instead of Pull-Ups?

I’m Potty Training My Two-Year-Old: Can I Use Diapers Instead of Pull-Ups?

A mom writes in asking for potty training advice for her 2-year-old daughter. She says she had decided to start potty training her daughter and wants to know if she can use diapers, which she has leftover, versus moving to Pull-Ups, which many moms often use during the potty training phase. Would that work? Any other potty training advice for this mom?

My 5-Year-Old Stepdaughter Pees and Poops on the Floor of Her Room at Night: Advice?

My 5-Year-Old Stepdaughter Pees and Poops on the Floor of Her Room at Night: Advice?

A mom writes in asking for advice about her 5-year-old stepdaughter. She says her stepdaughter has started peeing and pooping on the floor of her room during the night. She gets out of bed and goes to the bathroom on the floor. This mom as attempted to speak with her stepdaughter to learn more about what’s going on but has been unable to get clear answers. Counseling is already on this mom’s mind as a potential solution, but the pandemic has complicated following through on that plan.

I'm Potty Training My Toddler, and He's Terrified of Going Number Two on the Toilet: Advice?

I’m Potty Training My Toddler, and He’s Terrified of Going Number Two on the Toilet: Advice?

A mom writes in asking for advice about potty training. She says she is currently potty training her 3-year-old toddler, and though he’s doing well overall (with Number One, anyway), she says he is “terrified of going Number Two.” He explicitly says he is scared. She tries to coax him with prizes. But it isn’t taking. She says she is now on day three of him “holding it in,” and so she’d like some advice about ways she can encourage him.

The Best Tips for Potty Training Boys: Advice?

The Best Tips for Potty Training Boys: Advice?

A mom writes in asking for advice about potty training boys. She says her 1-year-old son has shown a lot of interest in the potty, but she can’t get him to actually use it. He hates having a dirty diaper, often sits on the potty “like mommy,” but ultimately he does not complete the act. Though this mom is not in a rush to potty train her son, given his interest, she is wondering what it might look like to start the process. Any advice?

The Poop Trail: How My Mom's Favorite Story from My Childhood Taught Me an Important, and Funny, Lesson About Motherhood

The Poop Trail: How My Mom’s Favorite Story from My Childhood Taught Me an Important, and Funny, Lesson About Motherhood

It was undeniable that my mom had a favorite story from my childhood. She called it, “THE POOP TRAIL.” Of course, she had a few other anecdotes dear to her heart, but as I lost Mom when I was 22, the only tale that left a lasting impression on me was the shocker.

'Married at First Sight' Star Jamie Otis Epically Clapped Back at Mom-Shamer Over Ridiculous Potty Training Remark

‘Married at First Sight’ Star Jamie Otis Epically Clapped Back at Mom-Shamer Over Highly Rude Potty Training Remark

Married at First Sight star Jamie Otis was livid after receiving a message from a follower asking why her two-year-old daughter Henley Grace isn’t yet potty trained.

My Friend's Four-Year-Old Refuses to Potty Train: Please Help!

My Friend’s Four-Year-Old Refuses to Potty Train: Please Help!

A mom writes in asking for advice about her friend’s four-year-old son. She says her son refuses to potty train, despite different several attempted methods. How can she help her friend and her friend’s son?

Advice from an Expert: My 7-Year-Old Is Still Having Accidents, and I Have No Idea What Else to Try!

Advice from an Expert: My 7-Year-Old Is Still Having Accidents, and I Have No Idea What Else to Try!

A mom is in some serious need of advice! She says that her 7-year-old daughter is still having accidents, and she is at a complete loss trying to figure out a solution. Amber Temerity Lozzi weighs in with some expert advice.

Tips for helping my daughter with potty training?

My 2.5 year old has been doing great at potty traning besides for pooping on the potty. She is full pee potty trained but no matter what she poops her pants! She always comes and tells me after she has pooped her pants. So what are things I can do to get her to poop on the potty? Anonymous Community MemberThis question was asked by a Facebook community member who has asked to remain anonymous.

Tips on potty training 3-year-old boy?

Hey Moms… I am potty training my almost 3 year old boy. He sits on the potty seat whenever I make him sit when I feel he is about to pee or poo but he doesn’t do it. It’s been two days and not once he did it in potty seat. Anonymous Community MemberThis question was asked by a Facebook community member who has asked to remain anonymous.

My 6-year-old has been having accidents: Should I seek medical attention?

Is it a phase or do i need to get medical attention for my 6 year old who has peed her self a couple times in the past 3 months. That in one of those months for a whole week she peed herself. Anonymous Community MemberThis question was asked by a Facebook community member who has asked to remain anonymous.

How can I start night time potty training?

So my girl is finally peeing in the potty on her own. I don’t have to remind her or say anything she just gets up and goes so yay! She still has problem with pooping which I know is normal, but any advice on how to get her to poop in the potty instead of holding it in? The last time she pooped was 3 days ago. Also, any advice and tips on when and how to start night time potty training? I’m gonna give her a couple more weeks to make sure she has the daytime down, but I would love any and all advice for when i begin the nighttime. Thanks mamas. Anonymous Community MemberThis question was asked by a Facebook community member who has asked to remain anonymous.

Tips on potty training 18-month-old?

My son is 18 months and he started out of nowhere giving my signs on going potty when he pees he grabs himself and poops he bends over or squats and im a new mom and i have no clue where to start on potty training help?? Im all ears!!!! Anonymous Community MemberThis question was asked by a Facebook community member who has asked to remain anonymous.