What To Do If Potty Training is Not Working?

So you finally work up the courage to start potty training. You buy a potty chair and rewards for your...
So you finally work up the courage to start potty training. You buy a potty chair and rewards for your child’s successes. You even make a potty training chart to hang on the wall. Then the worst happens—your child wants nothing to do with it. What now? If your child’s potty training progress is high-centered, here are some ideas from people who have been there. Katy Huie Harrison Katy Huie Harrison, PhD is an author, mom, and owner of Undefining...
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Cloth Diapers vs. Disposable Diapers vs. Peejamas

It seems like for every proponent of disposable diapers, there’s an equally adamant one for cloth diapers. With the environmental,...
It seems like for every proponent of disposable diapers, there’s an equally adamant one for cloth diapers. With the environmental, health, financial, and ease-of-use factors to consider, you might be at a bit of a loss as to what direction you should go. Once your child hits the potty training phase, you have yet another option to consider when it comes to night training products: Peejamas. Now, each method may not work for everyone, so it’s important that you research...
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Is My Child Ready to Potty Train?

You may know someone with kids right around your kids’ same age, and have watched as their child and your...
You may know someone with kids right around your kids’ same age, and have watched as their child and your child hit all the important milestones within a few days or weeks of each other. Now, you know that you’re not supposed to compare children because all kids develop at different rates, but it can be challenging not to feel a twinge of competition when their son starts potty training just shy of his second birthday and your son still...
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Potty Training: From a Toddler's Perspective

Sure, potty training can be extremely stressful for parents preparing to help their child on their next step towards being a...
Sure, potty training can be extremely stressful for parents preparing to help their child on their next step towards being a big kid. But as parents, do we ever stop to consider how this new challenge may affect our child? Indeed, potty training can be a very challenging and even scary experience for a child. Being sure to have empathy for your child as you begin down this path can help you, and your child, be successful in their new task! ...
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Peejamas Potty Training Chart

Why do potty training charts work? Tracking your child's potty training success with a visual chart can produce exceptional results...
Why do potty training charts work? Tracking your child's potty training success with a visual chart can produce exceptional results in helping train your child. Offering your child(ren) an interactive, visual reminder like that of a potty training chart gives a child something to look forward to, mark up with stickers or crayons, and discuss their progress with you (bonus!).  Join our resident mascot, Penelopee, on her journey to potty training success! To Download our FREE Peejamas potty training chart, simply right click the...
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Teaching your son to pee standing up!

Your son is potty trained and you trained him sitting down (which is how I recommend to start off), but...
Your son is potty trained and you trained him sitting down (which is how I recommend to start off), but now you think you might be ready to help your son transition to standing. Where do you start?  Questions to Consider... First, how do you know if your son is ready to pee standing up? For starters, how independent is he? Can he reach the toilet standing without a step stool? (I say without a step stool because most toddlers...
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Potty Training Your Girl!

If you saw our blog post on potty training boys, you’ll already know that there are a few differences when it comes...
If you saw our blog post on potty training boys, you’ll already know that there are a few differences when it comes to potty training a boy versus a girl. We’ve discussed boys, so now, what about girls?   1. It starts with the same initial steps Determine your child’s readiness, plan and prepare ahead, make sure you have all of the supplies you need, prep your child (and yourself) ahead of time for what is to come.   2. Make sure your...
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The Ultimate Guide to Bedwetting Mattress Pads (Our ...

Daytime potty training is an enormous hurdle, but once you clear it, you’ll have to take on the nights. Some...
Daytime potty training is an enormous hurdle, but once you clear it, you’ll have to take on the nights. Some kids night train easily, but others may take months or even years to master the habit. In the meantime, you’ll be faced with nighttime messes that can soak the mattress and the task of changing wet sheets when you’d much rather be sleeping. To make your job easier, there are some excellent products that act as a barrier between your...
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Is Your Child Dry All Day But Pees At Night?

Has your child nailed daytime potty training but is struggling at night? Watch for the signs to know when you can take the next steps toward ditching diapers!
Maybe you've noticed that your child manages to stay dry all day only to discover that they frequently (or always) pee at night. Have no fear - this is extremely normal.  But Why? This ultimately goes back to the pathways between your child's brain and their bladder being in sync. As each child is unique, sometimes those pathways simply take a little longer to develop. As Child Psychologist Dr. Heather Wittenberg teaches, this is most frequently genetic and is not the fault...
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Potty Training Your BOY

Is potty training a boy harder than a girl? Indeed, boys tend to potty trainer a little later and slower than girls but there are tactics to help! Check out our three must-do's to help potty train your boy.
You’ve determined your child’s readiness, done your homework, gathered your supplies and arsenal of rewards or incentives (not to mention some chocolate and caffeine for yourself!), fully committed yourself to the task at hand, talked it up with your child over and over and over again, and NOW you’re ready to tackle potty training!  Or, are you? For the most part, potty training a girl and a boy are very similar. You take the same initial steps with both, but...
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5 Simple New Year’s Resolution for Becoming a Better...

Now that 2020 is here, you might be formulating some New Year’s resolutions to help you be the best you...
Now that 2020 is here, you might be formulating some New Year’s resolutions to help you be the best you can be in the coming year. According to Statista, the most common New Year’s resolutions are as follows: Eat healthier Get more exercise Save more money (Pixabay / Pexels) While these are all important, we think resolutions regarding family relationships should top the list, too. If you’re like us and believe parenting is one of the most significant jobs out there,...
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Potty Training Your Toddler and Sleeping.. Can They ...

Just as any other milestone can affect sleep, so can potty training. 🚽⁠⁠Learning to use the potty is a huge...
Just as any other milestone can affect sleep, so can potty training. 🚽⁠⁠Learning to use the potty is a huge new skill for a toddler and often results in more frequent wake-ups. ⁠ These wake ups are due to your toddler's new awareness of his body telling him he needs to use the potty. Your toddler might also start realizing he does not like the feel of a wet or dirty diaper, and he will wake up to be changed....
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