Potty Training Tips

potty training -- what worked for one child won't necessarily work for yours. But one thing is for sure ... there?s no shortage of ideas to expedite the process. Here you'll find our best potty training tips from experts and parents alike.

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.

How to Potty Train in 3 Days

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

Potty Train with Sign Language

These 5 sign language signs may help get your toddler out of diapers more quickly.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Potty Training Tips for Girls

When it comes to potty training girls and boys, there are more similarities than differences in toilet techniques. Find out the most effective ways to potty train your little girl.

Free Potty Training Charts

Use this handy index to find links to free potty training charts!

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

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

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.

5 Steps to Toilet-Teaching Success

Support and patience will help your child want to succeed.

When to Start Potty Training

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

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.

Potty Training Girls vs. Boys

Find out the differences between potty training girls and boys.

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!

Potty Training for Day and Night

Daytime and nighttime toilet training doesn't happen at the same time, but try these tips to make it a success at any time.

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?

Solve Potty-Training Problems

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

Check Out This Mom's Hilarious Bathroom Instructions for Kids

Vlogger Kristina Kuzmic understands the ongoing struggle of trying to keep the family bathroom clean, and she finally came up with the perfect solution!

Ellen Pompeo Talks Potty Training, Spreading Kindness and Making an Impact as a Mom

The Grey's Anatomy actress tells us about the charitable cause that's close to her heart--and what she's found truly works for potty training.

Parents Share Their Adventures in Toilet-Training

Parents share their ups and downs regarding this all-important milestone.

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.