The Azrin Foxx One Day Toilet Training Method

Potty Training Method Seven (7) You will see a similarity between Dr. Phil’s potty training method we discussed yesterday and the Azrin and Foxx method of toilet training. Dr. Phil incorporated their ideas into his potty training method. The Azrin and Foxx potty training method is studied and has been proven successful, although much preparation […]

Dr. Phil Potty Train in One Day Method

Potty Training Method Six (6) The American Academy of Pediatrics suggests waiting until two-years of age to potty train. Click here to see the development chart. Dr. Phil encourages caregivers to demonstrate, or use a pee pee doll to demonstrate, the process of “going potty.” Use the child’s favorite fictional character or superhero as motivation […]

Elimination Communication

Potty Training Method Five (5) The terms elimination communication and natural infant hygiene were coined by Ingrid Bauer and are used interchangeably in her book, Diaper Free! The Gentle Wisdome of Natural Infant Hygiene. Ms. Bauer traveled to India and Africa, where she noticed that most mothers would carry their diaper-less babies, yet she saw […]

Infant Potty Training

Potty Training Method Four (4)Infant Potty Training Working as a nanny you have probably used many of the toilet training methods listed over the past few days. But, most nannies have never heard of Infant Potty Training. Author Laurie Boucke’s book,Infant Potty Training, reports a surge in interest in gentle, natural methods of potty training […]

Dr. Spock’s Method of Potty Training for Nannies and Au Pairs

Potty Training Method Three (3) The third method of potty training we will discuss is the Dr. Benjamin Spock method of potty training. This method is similar to both the Child-Orientated potty training method and Dr. Sears method in potty training in that they all encourage caregivers not to force children to use the toilet. […]

Dr. Sears Potty Training Method for Nannies and Au Pairs

Potty Training Method Two (2) Last week we started discussing potty training. We will discuss seven popular potty training methods with nannies. On Friday, we described the Child-Orientated Potty Training Method. Saturday we listed some children’s books to read to children as they prepare to use they potty. Today, we will describe potty training as […]

Housekeepers and Nannies Rally for Worker Rights in San Francisco

By Matt O’BirenContra Costa Times SAN FRANCISCO — It was an encounter with a Berkeley homeowner five years ago that made Sylvia Lopez realize how vulnerable she was to the whims of her employers. “He said I wasn’t cleaning quickly enough, so he grabbed me by the arm and forced me out of the house,” […]

Children’s Book About Potty Training

Weekly Trip to the Library for Nannies and Au Pairs Have You Seen My Potty? By Mij Kelly When it’s time for potty training, both toddlers and parents will have fun with this book. Told in verse, it’s the story of Suzy Sue, who has something very important to do! The truth is, she needs […]

Child-Orientated Potty Training Method for Nannies and Au Pairs

Potty Training Method One (1) Yesterday we discussed that nannies and au pairs must follow the potty training method the parents prefer for teaching their child to control their bladder and bowel. There are several popular methods. Over the next week we will discuss the seven most popular potty training methods. The first method we […]

Child’s Typical Potty Training Development Chart

Use this chart based on the child’s developmental skills and not necessarily their chronological age. This chart was developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics for typical healthy children, not for children with developmental delays. 0 – 12 months1. Begins to associate cause and effect2. Begins to enjoy praise and approval 12 – 18 months1. […]