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.

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.

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.

Potty Training: Conquering 5 Common Potty Problems

Flush away the 5 biggest potty predicaments.

Quiz: Is It Time to Start Potty Training?

Potty-training readiness occurs at a different age for every child. Find out if it's time to ease your child out of diapers and onto the potty!

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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.

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.

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.

Dr. Alan Greene on the Reluctant Potty Pooper

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

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.

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.

How to Potty Train in 3 Days

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

Potty Training: Toilet Tactics When You're Away from Home

Help your child learn to use something besides your own familiar potty.

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.

Holderness Family's Rap Parody 'Pee Thang' Is for Anyone Living with Boys

Penn Holderness and family are back with a rap that's all about that bathroom humor.

Potty Training 101

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

12 Common Potty-Training Problems

Working your way through typical potty-training issues.

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.

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.

An Anxious Parent's Guide to Potty Training

Feeling overly stressed-out about potty training? These tips and tricks can help you stay calm while teaching your child to use the toilet.

When to Start Potty Training

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

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