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Toilet Training on the Run

Posted 6 days ago

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 6 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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Run Away 2 Year Old

Posted on 6/5/2018

We have a two year old boy (turned 2 in March) and he is always on the go. So much so that we don't go out to restaurants or a lot of other public places because he just wants to run off. And then...

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Who's In Charge?

Posted on 6/4/2018

I asked a question recently related to potty training and part of the answer was that I needed to reestablish myself as the head of the household. And that is so true!!! I have had an in going...

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Bed wetting for 20 month old

Posted on 6/2/2018

So, I have been observing things for a bit and it turns out my daughter is definitely asleep when she wets her bed at night. So, how do we handle this? She’s 20 months, and we’ve been potty...

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Potty Training after Set Back

Posted on 6/1/2018

I am one week into potty training my son, who just turned two years old. I had read John's book and was ready to be cool and calm, but that only lasted a couple of days. We had some early success...

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Twin won't stop hurling toys

Posted on 5/31/2018

Dear Dr. Rosemond and staff, Thank you for your previous advice on hitting. As you may recall, we have twin boys who are 2 1/2 years old. After using the "quick time out" method, both of our...

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Just Do It

Posted on 5/29/2018

Have wanted to start training my now 20 month old for a while now, the problem is 90% of the time when you tell her to go on the potty she throws a fit. I have read toilet training with out...

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Nighttime Toilet Training 19-month-old

Posted on 5/17/2018

I have a question about night training. My daughter is 19 months and doing really well with daytime potty training. Still has a few accidents but mostly going both #1 and #2 on her little potty....

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21 month old cannot be disciplined like a two year old

Posted on 5/9/2018

https://www.parentguru.com/questions/view/12489?return=%2Fmember%2Fusers%2Fhome If it is possible, I'd really like to ask a follow-up question here... So, first of all, it seems my...

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21 month old needs gentle, age appropriate discipline

Posted on 5/7/2018

Our son is 21 months and we’d like to be better about him cleaning up his toys. We’re going to sweep through his toys and get down to the bare essentials like John’s book mentions. In order to...

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21 month old just wants to have fun!

Posted on 5/7/2018

Our son is 21 months and really likes to run. This has manifested in two different ways. One, he really likes to be chased. He will do bad things on purpose so that my wife and I have to chase...

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what do I focus on for my 2yro

Posted on 5/7/2018

Our son is 21 months older and we’ve come up with a game plan for focusing on certain behaviors where we want to make progress. We’re focusing on our top three and we’re working on a plan for...

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A Toddler Bucket of Sass

Posted on 4/30/2018

My 16 month old shook her finger and said no no in a sassy way after my husband told her no when touching something she shouldn’t. How do I correct the sass back at this age appropriately?

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Potty Mastery Before the New Baby Arrives

Posted on 4/27/2018

I started toilet training my 24 month old at 18 months and he is still having 1-2 accidents a day, almost always at home. I take the potty all over with us and can generally trust him to not have...

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Time to Potty

Posted on 4/22/2018

Our son is 18 months/3wks old and my husband and I are going to begin toilet training in the next few days. We have read Toilet Training Without Tantrums so we are ready and prepared to go...

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2 yo Tantrums

Posted on 4/21/2018

Hi again, I am the mother of 3 children whom I love very much. A delightful 6 year old girl, a wonderfully compliant and sensitive 4 year old boy and a 2 year and 9 month old girl who is what...

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VICTORY in Toilet Training Twins!

Posted on 4/20/2018

I had asked a few questions about potty training my 19 month old twins a few months ago and I just wanted to come back and provide a progress report that will hopefully serve as some encouragement...

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Patience in Potty Training

Posted on 4/19/2018

My 18 month old daughter is on day 3 of potty training. My problem is she won’t stay on the potty long enough to go. She will dribble a little on the ground and point to it or step in it. I tell...

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toddlers and bedtime mayhem

Posted on 4/11/2018

My sons are two and three years old and we recently moved them into the same bedroom. This is the only room available at this time (my six month-old needs his own room). Bedtime went from a...

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Toilet Training Takes Time

Posted on 4/11/2018

Hi, our daughter is 18 months old, and after reading Toilet Training Without Tantrums, we began training 5 days ago. So far, we are feeling pretty discouraged that any progress is being made. We...

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Too Much Fuss over Potty Training

Posted on 4/9/2018

After reading your book on toilet training, I started to train my daughter at 18 months and 1 week. I used the potty bell and in almost 3 weeks she was almost accident-free at home, but sometimes...

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When to Start the Ticket Method

Posted on 4/8/2018

Hello. Our daughter is turning three this week. She is starting to show some resistance to my and my husband's authority. Usually this noncompliance involves refusing to pick up toys before bed,...

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John's Books Available in Spanish

Posted on 4/7/2018

We have 2 children, 5 years old and 2.5 years old. Both kids have had the same nanny since our oldest was 6 months old. She is wonderful and caring, loves the kids and is very dependable and good...

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2.5 yro acting like a 2.5 yro

Posted on 4/6/2018

Our 2.5 year old son uses a baby voice and whines most of the time. I try to say "I can't understand you" or ask him to re-phase or use a different tone and it just doesn't seem to change his...

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What to do when a toddler hits answer

Posted on 4/4/2018

Hi there. I recently sent a question about what to do when toddlers hit. The response told me to refer to the website /book under that question, but I can’t find it anywhere when searched on my...

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Long nights

Posted on 3/29/2018

Dear parent guru, My wife Sarah and I have two darling children Pippa (3yo) and Bennett (10 months). Bennett has been sleeping well through the night, but Pippa has become too much to handle in...

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