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.

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I Tried This Alternative Therapy to Get My Kid to Poop

After my family moved, my 4-year-old suddenly started holding in his poop. Nothing I tried worked to get him to go to the bathroom. I turned to experts who explained why this might be happening and what I could do about it. Here's how my son started pooping again.
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Can Childcare Providers Tell You When Your Kid Has to Be Potty Trained?

Policies differ across preschools, daycares, and states. Here's what parents of toddlers who aren't toilet trained need to know.
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I Learned Not Trying to Potty Train is the Best Way to Potty Train

My son was one of the only kids his age still wearing diapers. But after stressing for so long, I realized forcing him to potty train wasn't the way to go.
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The Toddler Target Toilet Light Aims to Make Potty Training Fun

This clever gadget helps little boys improve their aim by shining a bright green bullseye in the bottom of the bowl.
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More Potty Training

30 Best-Ever Potty Training Tips

Trust us—we know these top tips work! We tapped the experts—everyone from Parents.com readers to doctors—who spilled their secrets on getting your toddler potty trained in no time.
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5 Easy Potty Training Tips

Trust us—we know these top tips work! We tapped the experts—everyone from Parents.com readers to doctors—who spilled their secrets on getting your toddler potty trained in no time.