“Potty Train Your Child by NOON” by Kim McPherson

“Potty Train Your Child by NOON” is a “how-to” on potty-training from a mother, Kim MacPherson. You’ll learn if the time is right for the child you care for to start potty-training, plus what you’ll need. In “Potty Train Your Child by NOON” the author takes you through the five, fun-filled steps of the “big […]

Skip Using Pull-Ups

Potty Training: What Science Shows A lot has been learned about child development since I graduated college in the 90s. So, I am listening to the courses from Scientific Secrets for Raising Kids Who Thrive on Audible by Peter M. Vishton, Professor at The College of William and Mary to see what clinical discoveries have […]

Potty Scotty and Potty Patty Dolls

Products Nannies Love Before reading Dr. Sears potty training techniques or the One Day Potty Training Method (see Azrin and Foxx) I used a potty doll to potty train. I have used potty dolls to potty train and once the child is ready they have been trained that day. Once I notice that the toddler has a dry diaper […]

Prince Lionheart Potty Pod

Products Nannies LoveReview by Jenae If you think that all toilet training potties are created equal, you are so very wrong. Let me just tell you all of the wonderful things about this snazzy potty. Awesome built-in deflector shield. If you are the mother [or caregiver] of a little boy, you know how important this […]

Books About Teaching Autistic Children to Use Potty for Au Pairs and Nannies

Toilet Training for Individuals with Autism or Other Developmental Issues by Maria Wheeler Individuals with autism are reportedly one of the most difficult populations to toilet train. This second edition offers effective strategies that take the child’s physical and emotional sensitivities into account instead of trying to force traditional methods. Easy-to-read bulleted lists offer more […]

Potty Training Autistic Children for Nannies and Au Pairs

By Treatment and Education of Autistic and Related Communication-Handicapped (TEACCH)We have been discussing different methods of potty training for the past few weeks. But, what about children that are not developing typically?The Treatment and Education of Autistic and Related Communication-Handicapped (TEACCH) explain that even in typically-developing children, toilet training is often a difficult skill to […]

Books About Potty Training

Trip to the Library for Nannies and Au Pairs  Stress-Free Potty Training by Sara Au and Peter L. Stavinoha, Ph.D. explains just like every child has a different personality, the successful method to use to potty train each child will be different. Dr. Jim Sears shared his potty training tips for working moms on television […]

Naked and $75 Toilet Training Method

Dr. Rosemond considers it ”a slap to the intelligence of a human being that one would allow him to continue soiling and wetting himself past age two.” Dr. Rosemond offers a toilet-training technique called,”Naked and $75,” in which he recommends that parents use with two-year-olds. ”You stay home from work with your child for a […]

Potty Training Boot Camp

A combination of a few methods is used for The Potty Training Boot Camp by Suzanne Riffel. Potty training takes place in phases. First is the preparatory work. Then, the caregiver has a training day called “boot camp.” Finally, the caregivers provide reinforcement and maintenance. The focus of the preparatory work is to encourage familiarity […]

The Timer Method of Toilet Training

Another Potty Training Method for Au Pairs and Nannies The timer method of potty training involves keeping the child out of diapers entirely during training. It is the training technique endorsed by Dr. John Rosemond. He believes that toilet training should be simple and no-nonsense. The child is empowered to basically train themselves. Training begins […]