Potty Training Problems

Sometimes your toddler will have setbacks during potty training like resistance or refusal to try. Here you'll learn how to solve common toilet training problems.

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: Conquering 5 Common Potty Problems

Flush away the 5 biggest potty predicaments.

Dr. Alan Greene on the Reluctant Potty Pooper

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

12 Common Potty-Training Problems

Working your way through typical potty-training issues.

8 #InTheTrenches Parenting Moments from Real Moms and Dads

Our readers shared some of their ickiest, gross-out parenting moments from potty training and sick days.

Introducing the Adult-Size Toilet

Trading the kid-size potty for the adult-size toilet.

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

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

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.

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.

One Dad's Messy (But Effective) Potty Training Method

With potty training, desperation can be the father of invention.

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.

Crossing Potty Lines

My daughter wants to pee like a boy. Is that so bad?

4 Myths About Kids and Constipation

Think you understand constipation--and how to fix it--when it comes to your kids? You may be surprised.

5 Tips to Make Nighttime Potty Training Easier

Learn how to make the process of nighttime potty training easier with these expert tips!

Potty Problems: 4 Solutions to Your Preschooler's Toilet Troubles

Your child might be done with diapers, but the toilet training isn't over. Use our advice to solve your kid's bathroom blues.

10 Signs Your Child Is Ready to Start Potty Training

Dying to get him out of diapers, but not sure if he's ready? See how many of these sure-fire potty training-readiness signs your little one shows!

All About Bed-Wetting

Why he may be wetting the bed and how to put an end to it.

Elimination Communication: How to Potty-Train Without Diapers

Kids in other parts of the world learn to use the toilet by age 2 or earlier, so why not here?

A Stranger's Kindness Saved the Day When This Mom's Toddler Refused to Use a Public Restroom

Proving public bathroom comradery is real, a road-tripping mom and daughter got some encouragement from a helpful stranger.

Dr. Alan Greene on Potty Struggles

My 4-year-old daughter refuses to poop on the potty.

Solve Potty-Training Problems

Learn how to spot four potty-resistant personalities to avoid regression during toilet training.

Mom Says School Didn't Help 5-Year-Old Who Was Covered in Poop

A North Carolina mom's story about her daughter's bathroom accident serves as an important reminder that all parents should know their child's school's policy on helping with poop.

How to Use Rewards to Potty Train Like a Pro

Little rewards can go a long way, especially while potty training. Learn how to motivate your toddler with fun incentives that work, like stickers on a chart or extra bedtime stories.

Q&A: Solutions to Your Child's Biggest Potty Training Problems

You asked, we answered! These experts cover all things potty training, making your problems a thing of the past.

See Why This Mom's Bathroom 'Love Notes' to Her Sons Are Going Viral

Where to pee and where not to pee, that is the question.

Bedwetting: 4 Truths Every Parent Must Know

If your child wets the bed, here are four important things a pediatric urologist wants you to know. Most importantly: Bedwetting is highly treatable.