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Who's In Charge?

Posted 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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Just Do It

Posted 2 weeks ago

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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Potty Training Regression After New Baby

Posted 3 weeks ago

My middle son, just turned age 3, has been potty trained since before age 2 successfully. However, in the last few weeks he has started pooping his pants again almost daily. We have a 5 month...

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Day Care Potty Issue

Posted 3 weeks ago

My son, who is 3.5, has been potty trained at home and out in public since his third birthday (later than you recommend, but we only just found you and became apostles about 4 or 5 months ago. We...

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Toilet Tantrums

Posted on 5/18/2018

Our recently turned 3 year old son who has been toilet trained for almost a year is now wetting his pants on purpose when he does not get his way. This happens sometimes in the car and at home and...

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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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5 year old relapses with potty training

Posted on 4/28/2018

I got such helpful feedback on the first question, I’m back again. My 5 year old is currently in public kindergarten. We’ve decided to keep her in until the end of the year (in a few weeks) and...

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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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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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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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Mom's in Charge...Even Outside Home

Posted on 3/26/2018

We took charge and had to move on from N75 to the last chapter in Dr. Rosemond's book. We put them in separate bathroom and told them to tell us when they went. They did. Then when they had an...

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Kids Won't Stop What They're Doing to Use Bathroom

Posted on 3/24/2018

Hi there, How would you approach an almost 4 year old, and almost 7 year old regarding keeping their underwear clean and free of pee leaks. Both are not bothering to go when they need to and...

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2 yo Stay the Course with the Potty

Posted on 3/22/2018

My son is 29 month and we trained him to use the toilet seat 2 months ago. We didn't use toilet chair because he likes the seat rather than the chair. For most of the toilet visits, we would have...

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Who's in Charge?

Posted on 3/12/2018

We started potty training our girl twins who are a little over three years old and 4 months (yes, we tried before and it wasn't successful and should have gone with my intuition and trained them...

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Potty Train Started Out Well, Now There are Issues

Posted on 3/10/2018

I have been toilet-training my two sons at the same time according to the Naked and 75 method (23 months and 35 months) and by day 5, they had no accidents. We used the potty bell and gated off...

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Potty training a 23 month old

Posted on 2/28/2018

I’ve just started toilet training my 23 month old daughter. I typically lead her by the hand to her potty, and hold her hand while she gets situated on it, if she’s wobbly. After two days, she...

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Stay Calm with Anxious Toddler

Posted on 2/24/2018

Our 20 month old son is potty trained since January. This week he got constipated. We used Pedia-lax to get him to poop. However, the last time we used it (Pedia-lax) he was clearly not...

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No Pull Ups Ever...Unless the Daycare Makes You

Posted on 2/12/2018

We started N75 with our 18 month old son three days ago. While it’s not been a walk in the park, he is making progress. Our daycare provider is on board with potty training him, but he must wear a...

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When Children Regress, Parents Must Stay the Course

Posted on 2/11/2018

So after battling our three year old hitting, biting and pushing in his class we’ve now enetered a new area of regression (I’m 7 months pregnant). He is now constantly having potty accidents at...

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No Pull Ups Ever

Posted on 2/9/2018

Why do you recommend no pull ups at night or ever? We are going to start daytime potty training and they have been wearing Pampers Easy Ups for quite some time, both day and night. Are you...

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FollowUp on 3YO Potty Training

Posted on 2/6/2018

I had asked the following: Do you daytime and nighttime train at the same time? And got the answer: No. Daytime first. Once Daytime is established, WELL established, start nighttime...

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Potty Training 3YO

Posted on 2/5/2018

We have twin girls that turned 3 in November. And yes, we are like many of the parent who are struggling with potty training. We tried before they were three and when it didn't work, we put them...

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2 yo Stay the Course with the Potty

Posted on 2/4/2018

My son is 27 month old and recently, and we started toilet training one week ago. The first five days we used N75 with thin cotton underwear and potty bell and allow him to run basically anywhere...

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7 yo Bathroom Accidents

Posted on 2/3/2018

I'm looking for advice on what to do with my nearly 7 year old daughter who is still having daily pee and poo accidents and nightly bed-wetting. She has been checked out by a pediatrician and a...

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2YO Toilet Training

Posted on 2/3/2018

We started potty training our soon to be 27 month old almost 3 weeks ago. She has had very little success. She has only gone in the potty 5 times over the course of that 2 1/2 weeks. We have done...

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3 yo Pooping During Sleepy Time

Posted on 1/31/2018

Our 3-year old son is doing well with potty training in regards to staying dry and in undies all day, going when he needs to go on little or big potty, etc. But we have run into an issue with...

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Toilet Training in the Great Outdoors

Posted on 1/9/2018

We started toilet training our 21 month old today and plan to stay close to home for the remainder of the week as he gets the hang of things. These next few days are predicted to be perfect for...

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Pull-Ups are Sabotaging Potty Training

Posted on 1/6/2018

Hello. My daughter is nearly 33 months old. My husband and I began her daytime toilet training one year ago. She is fully daytime trained with the occasional accident. She wears a pull up for naps...

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Toilet Training Twins

Posted on 12/26/2017

I am on day 12 of potty training my 19 month old twins. I trained my older 2 at 16 and 17 months using your method, so this is not my first go-around, but the twin thing is proving to be a major...

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21 Month Old Potty Training Hangup

Posted on 12/12/2017

I am potty training my 21 mo daughter, I followed N$75 for my son and it worked well, he was pretty well potty trained in 6 weeks, I started him at 23 months. We started my daughter almost 1...

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21 mo Taking Forever to "Get" Toilet Training

Posted on 12/4/2017

We started potty training our son at 21 months, same as we did our other 2 children at that age. We are still struggling with him though after two and half months. He does well when at home with a...

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Toilet Training with Diapers?

Posted on 11/30/2017

I have a 3 year old grand daughter who is halfway potty trained in that she urinates on the potty and often refuses to poop on the potty . In order for her teacher and often her parents to not...

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Toilet Training 21 mo, No Progress

Posted on 11/26/2017

We are on Day 6 of toilet training our 21-month old son with N75. We are seeing NO progress from Day 1 to today. We have gated off the kitchen because that is where we spend most of our time,...

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Toilet Training Regression

Posted on 11/17/2017

Our daughter is 31 months. We started potty training at 16 months using N75, and used the potty bell and gate. She has been almost fully trained since 2 years. In fact, until about 3 weeks ago,...

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19 month old Potty Training at Night?

Posted on 11/10/2017

My husband and I just started potty training my 19 month old son today using the 'Naked and 75 method'. I am a little unclear if you recommend continuing to use diapers overnight or not. When my...

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Potty Time is No Party

Posted on 11/6/2017

HI there - I have another question about my 6 year old - she has been allowed to develop some sloppy hygeine habits. Perhaps this is my fault for not supervising properly. Following on from not...

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Toilet Training Encouragement

Posted on 11/6/2017

I started my 21 month old son on N75 four days ago. I have read the book several times. The first day we had no success but I felt good that after he would wet or poop himself, he would run and...

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3 Year Old Tantruming

Posted on 10/25/2017

Please see my previous question. This here is background: I should add that he is ill with a cold. Monday and Tuesday of this week we tried to go back to a normal schedule since big sister had...

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Potty Training Refusal

Posted on 10/25/2017

We are on day 8 of the intervention suggested in Toilet Training without Tantrums. Our 37 mo son was partially potty trained with pee and a stool refuser. On the am of day 3, he went poop and pee...

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Potty Time Party Boy

Posted on 10/3/2017

We are in the process of potty training our 21 month old son, 3 weeks in using N75, except at night and naps he is in a diaper. We have had some days of great success using the potty bell, except...

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Time for the Gate

Posted on 10/1/2017

1 month ago I asked about potty training for my developmentally normal 3 year old. We are continuing to help her feel the consequences of sneaking off to poop in her panties however she continues...

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22 Month Old Toilet Training Tears

Posted on 9/1/2017

I started potty training my 22-month old daughter 3 days ago. I have read the toilet training book several times. I was using the N75 method the first 2 days. She refused to sit on the potty for...

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Change her circumstances- She'll change her behavior.

Posted on 8/30/2017

My daughter is 3 5 months years old and is having potty training trouble. She showed great interest and the "classic" signs of readiness at 2 years old but then became very resistant and finally...

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Potty Bell

Posted on 8/21/2017

Our 2 1/2 year old daughter (our second child. First one also trained easily using N75) began potty training about a month and a half ago using the N75 method. She will potty or have a bowel...

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5 yo Bedtime Wetness

Posted on 8/21/2017

My five year old boy has been potty trained since he was three but has been peeing in his bedroom mostly at night. He will pee in his toys or a toy chest, he chooses places that can hide his pee. ...

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