Potty Training

Is your toddler ready to start potty training? Here, you'll learn the basics of potty training, and find potty training tips to help the toilet transition go as smoothly as possible. Plus, don't miss our comprehensive section on potty training gear.

Dr. Alan Greene on the Reluctant Potty Pooper

What do I do when my child won't poop in the potty?

14 Favorite Potty Training Books

Sometimes kids (and their parents) need a dose of humor, instruction, and inspiration to move the potty training process along. Here are some books that may help smooth the way.

8 Ways to Solve Potty Training's Biggest Challenges

You've made the commitment to start potty training your child, but didn't realize how frustrating it could be. Take a deep breath, you're not alone. Real-life moms and medical experts share their knowledge for overcoming common obstacles.

How to Deal With Potty Training Regression

Is your potty-trained child suddenly having accidents? Find out why potty regression is happening -- and how to avoid it.

Potty Training: Conquering 5 Common Potty Problems

Flush away the 5 biggest potty predicaments.

20 Best-Ever Potty Training Tips

Trust us -- we know these top tips work! We tapped the experts -- Parents.com readers, who swear by each and every one.

Potty-Training Incentives that Work!

Sometimes toddlers need a little motivation for taking the leap from diapers to the big-kid potty chair. We've gathered some creative ideas for fun and effective potty training.

How to Potty Train in 3 Days

Follow seven easy steps to potty train your child in just one weekend!

Your Trickiest Potty Training Problems and Solutions

We asked you (our readers) to share the most common potty training problems and solutions you've encountered.

The Best Potty Training Toilet Chairs and Seats

Whether you're looking for a potty with songs and stickers or one to blend into your bathroom decor, we tested the latest potties to help you choose the best toilet training gear.

Step-by-Step Guide to Potty Training

Your child's now a toddler, and it's time to wean him off diapers -- but how do you begin? These seven steps will lead you through potty training from start to finish.

When to Start Potty Training

There are three signs of readiness to determine if your child is ready for toilet training.

Potty Training Tips for Boys

Potty training boys can be tough! To the rescue: Jen Singer, author of the Stop Second-Guessing Yourself guides to parenting and Pull-Ups Potty Training Expert.

8 Potty Training Do's and Don'ts

As you get ready to potty train your child, keep these basic tips in mind to help you determine what you should and shouldn't do when introducing the toilet.

Why One Expert Argues Potty-Training Deadlines Are Harmful for Kids

The New Jersey Attorney General's office has filed a discrimination suit against a preschool for allegedly expelling a girl with Down syndrome for failing to toilet train. Here's why one expert argues that potty-training deadlines are a bad idea for any child.

12 Common Potty-Training Problems

Working your way through typical potty-training issues.

Potty Training 101

If you're prepared with the right info, attitude, and gear, potty training will be a lot easier on everyone.

Potty Training Secrets From the Pros

We asked novice parents to share their common potty training questions and then took those queries to experienced moms -- the potty training pros -- to get answers.

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