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Benefits of Boredom

Posted 4 days ago

Is boredom good or bad for toddlers? I've read differing opinions. I'm referring to free, unstructured, tv-free time in a yard or playroom setting. Some have said it leaves them...

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Making the “Terrible” Twos Terrific

Posted 1 week ago

Hello! Our 24-month-old is really starting to test her limits! She is grabbing toys left and right out of other kids hands, pushing other kids over, and throwing objects when she knows she's is...

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2yo boy tosses food--what to do?

Posted 1 week ago

My son has just turned 2, but he has speech delays. Whenever he has finger foods, he crumbles them up onto the floor and tries to eat the crumbs off the floor. In his high chair, he eats...

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Vacuum Cleaner Fascination

Posted 2 weeks ago

My 2 year old grandson is extremely interested in the new vacuum cleaner. He seems "obsessed" about seeing it, using it, and asks about it several times a day. He had a small play vacuum...

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Toddler Trouble

Posted 2 weeks ago

What do I do to toddler sister who pushes down sister who is learning to sit and stand?

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Potty Issues with 2 Year Old

Posted 3 weeks ago

My 26 month old girl will not pee or poop on the potty chair. This is our 8th day. When the timer goes off, she sits on the potty chair but does not go potty. She continues to pee when she is...

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The S Word

Posted 4 weeks ago

My 28 month old is having an issue with calling me "stupid." When we are at home I put him in time out for 5 minutes and tell him “no calling mommy names.” What do I do when we are out in public...

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Clarification on N75

Posted on 7/25/2019

I've recently started potty training my daughter (we're on day 2) who will be 3 in September. We are using the N75 method, but I needed some clarification on a few things. We set a timer and sit...

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Potty Training Frustration

Posted on 7/25/2019

Thanks for you help with decision on beginning potty training. We are now starting week 3, and not much luck. We are using the potty bell every 30 min, with only 2-3 successful uses in the past...

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The Dutch Door

Posted on 7/24/2019

Hi! We have a screaming 3 year old. We have our designated tantrum place, and we put her in there. The problem is she won’t stay, so she comes back out, screaming all the more. Picking her up and...

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Territorial Toddler

Posted on 7/18/2019

My daughter is 22 months old, turning 2 in a few months. I've noticed that when I'm in a room with her, she shows little interest in me as she plays with her toys. Which is good. However,...

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Rough Start on N75

Posted on 7/18/2019

We are on day four of toilet training our 20-month-old daughter, and we have been following N75 as recommended—potty chair in main play area, potty bell, etc. When she pees on the floor, she...

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Toddler Toilet Training

Posted on 7/18/2019

Good Morning- since I left my last question, I have since partitioned off a potty within an area in the main part of the house where we spend most of our time instead of the bathroom. There has...

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22 month old hates bath time

Posted on 7/18/2019

I've always had difficulty getting my daughter (now 22 months old) to sit down in the bathtub, but I could at least get her clean. She hates having water on her face, particularly her eyes, which...

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Potty Training ... It Takes Time

Posted on 7/16/2019

Hello- my name is Kelly, I'm a stay at home mom, I have read (numerous times) JR's Potty Training w/o Tantrums and I started N75 with my 18 mo old son yesterday. Help! It has only been two days,...

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N75 with a 19 month old

Posted on 7/14/2019

My almost 19mo began the N75 five days ago, and it has been interesting. The first day she peed on the potty once when I sat with her for several minutes, but she has not done so since. It has...

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Focus on the How Rather than the Why

Posted on 7/14/2019

My (almost) 3 year old girl has been potty trained for 8 months. She wears underwear during the day and a pull up at night. For the past 2-3 days she has been having frequent pee and poop...

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Uninvolved or Encouraging Independence?

Posted on 7/11/2019

I have 22 month old twins. Our house is very small, just under 900 square feet. About half of the house (2 rooms) is dedicated playspace for them, along with the living room when they're not in...

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The truth is not out there!

Posted on 7/10/2019

My hubby and I are considering bringing our almost 3 y/o to a certified play therapist in hopes that we can figure out the cause and how to best help him with his extreme tantrums at home, but...

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Adjusting to Preschool Can Be Tough

Posted on 7/4/2019

My almost 3-year-old son has been attending the same Montessori-based preschool for the past year. 90-95% of the AM drop-offs have been difficult for him resulting in a meltdown. His teacher...

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Ditch the Daycare

Posted on 6/21/2019

My 20 month old toddler is having a very hard time adjusting to daycare. I believe she has severe separation and social anxieties. I am a stay at home mom and I am putting my daughter in daycare...

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Let's get started!

Posted on 6/21/2019

My 22 month old has started taking his diaper off, should I begin potty training? He seems to be just enjoying removing it, and now it seems like a game.

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2.5 year old won't share Grandma

Posted on 6/11/2019

2.5 year old only wants Grandma when she is around. Grandma lives out of state, so when we see her we are together for day/night at least a week. 2.5 yo only wants Grandma to take care of, play,...

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Nap Time With Twins

Posted on 6/9/2019

Hello. I have twins who are 20 months old. At nap time and bed time, one twin falls asleep readily. However, the other twin fights sleep. She doesn't cry or seem too upset. She just sits...

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Potty Training Toddler

Posted on 6/7/2019

I am a stay at home Dad and our son just turned 2 years old last month and we are now in the 4th month of trying to potty train him. He has a 4 year old sister and she was potty trained in about...

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Tips for Taming Automatic Flusher Fears

Posted on 6/4/2019

Hello, we are very grateful to have our 3 year old well potty trained. Unfortunately, we have run into a little problem. He is deathly terrified of automatic flush toilets. He will cry, scream,...

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N75 Newbie

Posted on 6/4/2019

I started N-75 with my 18 month old daughter yesterday and am looking for a few encouraging words and advice. Day 1 was all accidents which I expected. When we told her about the change to a...

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Time to Terminate Toddler TV Viewing

Posted on 5/23/2019

I've had a difficult time weaning my toddlers (twins, 20 months old) off the TV. Part of this has to do with the lifestyle of my husband and I: video games are my husband's main hobby. When...

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The 2 Year Old Bedtime Staller

Posted on 5/15/2019

Hi! My 22 month old daughter had started displaying stalling tactics to avoid bedtime and other undesirable activities. She wants to kiss all her toys goodnight, attempts to give more kisses and...

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Helping the Toddler Who Refuses to Eat

Posted on 5/12/2019

Hello! Our youngest daughter is 21 months old and lately she starter refusing the food we serve at dinner. She only wants her liking. What to do at this age? Warm regards

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What to wear for potty training an 18 month old girl

Posted on 4/25/2019

My daughter will be turning 18 months soon and will be potty training. What clothing would you recommend for a girl?

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3 Year Old Delaying Bedtime with Potty Breaks

Posted on 4/25/2019

Hello, my three year old has always slept well through the night and became potty trained pretty quickly. Unfortunately, until recently, he asks to use the restroom 2-3 times a night. He refuses...

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calm persistence in potty training

Posted on 4/25/2019

I have started potty training my 18 month old daughter, I used N75 with my older daughter and had good success with her. I am in the third day of training and I am finding she seems scared of...

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2 1/2 year old needs to be potty trained before swim lessons

Posted on 4/21/2019

My 2 yr 9 month old refuses to poop in the potty. When she’s naked from the waist down she does fine. Panties on and she poops in them. I had her wash her panties out for the first time and the...

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Time Management for Busy Moms

Posted on 4/19/2019

For a stay-at-home mom who is having difficulty with time management, what is a good balance between housekeeping/cooking duties, working from home, spending time with husband, and spending time...

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Jesus Loves the Little Children Through Grandparents

Posted on 4/14/2019

I am a step grandparent. We have a three year old grandson who is being raised in a progressive, liberal, agnostic environment. The household is run by the toddler and to say it is matriarch ruled...

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Potty Training, day two.

Posted on 4/12/2019

Hi, we are on day two of potty training our 19 month old daughter using N75. We have been sitting on the potty every 30 minutes and she happily sits there and we read books for about 5 minutes,...

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Toilet Training Times Two Continued!

Posted on 4/7/2019

To clarify on the former question: Our 3 y.o. son was completely out of diapers for several months (with hardly any success) when we bought Rosemond's book. Before we had the chance to read it, he...

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Three's A Charm - Until It Comes to Potty Training!!!

Posted on 4/4/2019

I have 3 kids, the youngest one is 23 months now, I realize he has to use his potty by now, but he refuses. He does not like to be naked, and when I let him to go without diaper he would bring to...

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Potty Refusals

Posted on 4/1/2019

I am entering my 2nd month of potty training my 23 month old. He started off great, and we had a lot of success. However, I have noticed in the past two weeks, he has been EXTREMELY stubborn and...

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Boy likes to partake in “girl activities"

Posted on 3/29/2019

My two and a half year old likes to dress up in princess costumes and seems drawn to girl characters in movies. He has an older sister that just turned 4 and she loves all the princess things. I...

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New to N75

Posted on 3/27/2019

We have started N75 with our 20 month old son. We are three days in. He will say “uh oh, pee pee,” when he pees in his underwear. I calmly tell him that pee belongs in his potty every time he wets...

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Potty Training Patience

Posted on 3/27/2019

Hello. I am potty training my son. He will be 2 years old on May 12th. We have been at it for 4 weeks as of this writing. I am following Rosemond's N75 method; however, admittedly, I put a pull-up...

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How to Nip Whining in the Bud

Posted on 3/24/2019

Hello, my 3-year-old whines quite a bit. Most of the times he jumps up and down when asking for something. He whines more when he doesn’t get what he wants, is sick, tired, etc. We tell him we’ll...

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Regression on Toilet Training

Posted on 3/19/2019

My son is 2 1/2 years old. As John's book suggested we potty trained him before 2 and while we hit some bumps in the road it was successful. He really had accidents until the last two weeks. ...

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Toilet Training Times Two!

Posted on 3/19/2019

Another potty training question. We started “training” our 3.5 year old son close to a year and a half ago. We tried all sorts of stupid things; diapers were allowed for any excuse we thought of,...

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Nighttime Potty Training

Posted on 3/13/2019

I have decided to start potty training my 18 month old daughter soon using the N75 method. I feel pretty prepared but my question is around sleeping. She currently sleeps in a crib and I don't...

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How much is enough?

Posted on 3/8/2019

I am wondering what you would say would normally expect to be included for a schedule for a 3 year old staying at home. I have my older 2 in school for parts of the day, and I have my younger...

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The terrible twos!

Posted on 3/4/2019

Hello! Our youngest daughter is 19 months old and for the past weeks she has not been a happy camper at all. She used to play nicely but now she is crying for literally everything! Whenever...

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Potty Training Consistency

Posted on 3/3/2019

We have started back with the potty bell/timer since I got the response below (a little over 2 weeks) and have made no progress. He hates the timer and every time it goes off he says "no potty!!"...

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