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Little Slugger

Posted 5 days ago

Not sure if you can see my previous questions but my daughter 22 months is still hitting. In fact it’s getting worse. She really only hits me, occasionally my husband. Last suggestion was to put...

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Expecting Manners at Age Two?

Posted 1 week ago

Our son will be 3 in a few months He is very verbal and outgoing which can sometimes get us into trouble. Anticipating the holidays coming up and him receiving gifts, do you have any advice on...

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Potty Persistence

Posted 1 week ago

My daughter just turned 2, and we started trying to potty train her about 4 weeks ago. We kept her naked and stayed home as much as possible in the beginning. Sometimes she'll go 60-90 minutes...

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To Share or Not To Share

Posted 2 weeks ago

I have two daughters. Ages 34 months and 4. I am seeing a trend with my four year old not wanting to play independently. She tries to take over whatever the youngest is playing with and wants the...

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Two Year Old's Toilet Regression

Posted 2 weeks ago

I have a 25 month old boy. When he was 23 months old, we began potty training him. He was in thin cotton underpants during day and night for one month. We were mostly successful with him going...

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Toddler Takes Over the Table

Posted 3 weeks ago

My 2.5 yr old daughter will not sit for meals. She is constantly getting up from her meal and moving about. Each time we direct her back to her seat and tell her it's time to eat. I have...

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Have You Hugged Someone Today?

Posted on 11/8/2018

my dad sometimes continually suggests that my 2.5 year old son should come and give him a hug or come sit in his lap when we are at their house visiting. They live maybe a mile away, so we see...

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Toilet Training Toddler

Posted on 11/6/2018

My daughter is 21 months old. I started to potty train her at 18 months (though still use a diaper at naps and night) and she has made a lot of progress but some days are better then others - some...

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Bed Time Potty Question

Posted on 11/6/2018

Hello, one more questions... My daughter is 21 months old and i am using a diaper at nap and night time. She seems to have figured out that she can stall the night time routine by going pee pee...

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Toddler's Failure to Poop in the Potty

Posted on 11/1/2018

I potty trained my now 2.5yo boy at 21 months using the Naked & 75 method and we have had a lot of success with pee. We only occasionally have accidents for pee. We are now almost a year into...

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Starting Naked and 75

Posted on 10/28/2018

Just 24 hours into toilet training with my 24mo old and having little success. He’s dribbling pee and sometimes fully peeing every 15min while playing naked. Do I need to put him on the potty...

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Follow Up Potty Training Question

Posted on 10/23/2018

Hi Traci Turner, Regarding your answer to one of our questions from 10/22/2018… can I clarify something please...? 2. (Your answer): Day sleeps - Was he sleeping thru his nap with a pull up...

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The Picky Eating Toddler

Posted on 10/23/2018

Our son is 26 months old, and eats fairly well except for dinner. Currently, he eats meals seated on booster seat at the table at the same time we eat. He loves fruits, will eat nearly all...

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Patience in Potty Training

Posted on 10/22/2018

Hi. We are 8 days into toilet training our 31.5m old boy. Its been going well in that he is able to take himself to the potty and pee / poo when he needs to with and, frequently without...

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Clash of the "Tot"ans

Posted on 10/17/2018

I have a two year old and four year old who are constantly bickering! I have limited toys to one bin a piece. They start imaginary play with each other which is great but that turns into she...

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Toddler's Potty Woes

Posted on 10/17/2018

Hi. We are starting toilet training using your method from your book. Our son is 31.5 months old and this is our first attempt at toilet training him. We are four days in and it’s been...

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21 mo hitter

Posted on 10/16/2018

My 21 mon old has started hitting, I know this is common but I want her to stop and know it’s not ok. It is primarily me the mother anytime she gets frustrated, which is often. I feel it has...

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Toddler's Toilet Troubles (Continued...)

Posted on 10/16/2018

I just wrote about starting toilet training my 19 month old (end of day 3) I also am struggling with how not to be around when it is potty time, because he doesn't know how to pull his pants down...

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Toddler's Toilet Troubles

Posted on 10/15/2018

We are at the end of day three on toilet training our 19 month old. I know it is early in the process, but I feel like he is already regressing. He doesnt even want to go near the potty now. He...

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N75 Potty Training Method Questions

Posted on 10/13/2018

Hi We have started the toilet training for the first time with our 31.5month son using N75 method from the book. The challenge we are having is that he pees on the floor but then does not...

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Pull-Ups or No Pull-Ups for Naptime Potty Training?

Posted on 10/13/2018

Hi, We are starting toilet training using your method from your book. Our son is 31.5 months old and this is our first attempt at toilet training him. For night sleeps, he is in a pull-up...

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TerribleTwo's toilet issues

Posted on 10/12/2018

This is a follow up to my latest question. I have tried the cleaning up after herself for my 2 1/2 year old that is still not potty trained. This has had no effect so far. She has even started...

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Two year old potty trained except at night

Posted on 10/9/2018

Hello! My son is two years and two months old now. We started potty training him about 3 months ago. We used Naked and 75 and it took about 7 days. They were stressful days, but it paid...

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Sibling Rivalry or Sibling Abuse?

Posted on 10/4/2018

Hello! We have two daughters (3.5 years and 14 months). Lately we have seen increased incidents where the youngest bites or hits the oldest or the oldest pushes the youngest away (our oldest...

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Transition period is at hand for 20 month

Posted on 9/19/2018

Our 20 month old daughter repeats Mama for much of the day. If not answered promptly, the Mamas get louder and more irate. Sometimes she doesn’t want anything but my attention—especially if I am...

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Toilet Training on the Run

Posted on 9/14/2018

We are following N75 with our 23-month-old. It is only day four, so I know I need to be patient. We are still having more accidents than successes, but are sticking with it as I know it's still...

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How to Deal With Potty Accidents at Home

Posted on 9/14/2018

My two and a half year old has been potty training for 7 months. She does great when out. When we are home she pees on herself and says nothing. This is ONLY happening at home. What are we to do???

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How to Spend Time with Spoiled Grandchildren

Posted on 9/13/2018

We have followed you for 39 years!! Congrats! Time for a grandparent question. Our son who is 38 yr old married has 2 children, 3 and 1 yr. He and his wife have decided not to set boundaries...

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Routine Chart for Toddler

Posted on 9/5/2018

Routine daily tasks are a struggle with my 23 month old. Brushing teeth, putting her hair up, taking it down, scrubbing in the bath, washing her hair, and when I have to do them all at bedtime...

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19 mo potty training

Posted on 8/31/2018

My 19 month old is using the Naked and 75 method and in my mind making great progress. We are 3 weeks into training. For the first week she was having accidents around the house and was not...

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18m & 6 yrs Daughters Dealing with Dad's Death

Posted on 8/26/2018

Does John have any writings on children dealing with the death of a parent? My 37yo husband suffered a heart attack and passed away while we were on a family vacation last month (totally...

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Food throwing toddler

Posted on 8/24/2018

My 19 month old throws food defiantly and we are so tired of this battle that’s been occurring for almost 1 yr now, we have tried taking food away immediately, saying “no food stays on your tray”...

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Toliet training

Posted on 8/24/2018

The potty training program is not working. I've been doing it for about a week with my 23 month old. The first two days he peed in the potty 2x each day. Since then he hasn't peed in the potty...

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The Cost of Working

Posted on 8/20/2018

I have a 9 year old in school and a 2 year old foster child that we are adopting who was placed with us in February. When she was placed with us I cut back my workload to try and spend as much...

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Clingy Daughter

Posted on 8/9/2018

Hello, Our 2-year-old daughter is getting more clingy than before-she used to be so already- following me from room to room. She even doesn’t only want to play by my side, but also wants to sit...

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Aggressive Preschooler

Posted on 8/8/2018

My 3.5yr old son shows signs of aggression/not being able to control emotions/feeling when he doesn't get his way; it's mostly when I say the word 'No.' So this happens a lot. It is usually him...

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Loads of Laundry

Posted on 8/2/2018

My son is 30 months old, going on 3 years old. We are starting to work with him on potty training so we completely got rid of diapers/pull ups based on John Rosemond's book "toilet training...

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Stay in Bed!

Posted on 7/30/2018

We are having issues getting our almost 3 year old to go to sleep and stay in his room at nap time and bedtime. He recently transitioned out of a crib b/c he could climb out and now he comes out...

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Three year old adapting to changes

Posted on 7/25/2018

Our daughter turned 3 in May and it was around that time that we became aware of John Rosemond's books. We learnt that we were not authoritative in our parenting style nor did we use alpha speech,...

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Gating Answer to Child's Toilet Fears

Posted on 7/24/2018

We started potty training our daughter 5 months ago at 26 months and everything was going fine. She has not worn diapers during the day this whole time. About a month or so after she started...

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Have Patience with Potty Training

Posted on 7/24/2018

We started potty training our 27-month-old boy last week using John’s ‘Naked and $75’ method. It was going pretty well until about day six. He has totally regressed. He has accidents about 50% of...

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Patience with Potty Training

Posted on 7/15/2018

We started potty training our 27 month old boy last week using John’s ‘naked and $75’ method. It was going pretty well until about day 6. He has totally regressed. He has accidents about 50% of...

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22 month old poop issue

Posted on 7/11/2018

My 22 month old daughter has started pooping her bed in the mornings. She’s done it the last 3 mornings and it’s not phasing her in the least. She has a potty in her room and has been very...

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21 Month won't sit on potty chair

Posted on 7/4/2018

Hello! We’ve read a couple of John’s books and are trying “Naked and $75” to potty train our 21 month old. We introduced the potty this morning and started. We’re using a potty bell and...

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Preparing children for Grandma's death

Posted on 7/1/2018

We have a 2.5 year old and a 5.5 year old; also have a niece and nephew that are 7 and 11 years old. My mother is dying of a terminal cancer and is now on hospice. We have been slowly telling the...

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Managing One-on-One Time

Posted on 6/27/2018

My 4 children are 6, 4, 2, and 6 months. I am kept pretty busy during the day with just feeding and naps and taking care of the house. My children ask for me to play with them often, or to spend...

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Childproofing at Grandparent's House

Posted on 6/25/2018

When our 18 month old grandchild comes to visit and stay several nights should we have to remove all our accent pieces on tables and throughout the house? Many things are no-nos but I don't know...

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18 Month Old Wants Constant Attention

Posted on 6/19/2018

Our almost 18 month old has started following me around the house most of the day trying to demand my attention. She doesn’t want to play on her own or fall for my distractions. She has started...

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Toddler tantrums at the store

Posted on 6/18/2018

Hi there, how do I tell my 33 month old no at the store. Is there a way to avoid a tantrum? Do I just snatch the item away and exit the store as quickly as I can? It has been a lot more difficult...

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Potty Training after Illness

Posted on 6/10/2018

We started toilet training in early March using N75, when our daughter was 22 mos (now 25 mos). She's made great progress with bladder control - rarely has wet accidents, and seemed to be doing...

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