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The Gentle Potty Training Book

The calmer, easier approach to toilet training

By Sarah Ockwell-Smith

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An indispensable guide for parents looking for a more gentle and easier way to toilet train their child.

'A practical guide to helping your child through one of the most important developmental stages of early childhood' - Green Parent Book of the Month

Gurgle's Honest Read for December

How to make potty training stress free for you and your child

The Gentle Potty Training Book is a practical guide to helping your child through one of the most important developmental stages of early childhood. Avoiding strict timelines, rewards and plans that are based solely on a child's gender, Sarah Ockwell-Smith advocates an approach that is based on your child's unique developmental stage - because the gentlest, easiest and most effective potty training happens when you work with your child as a team.

Sarah's advice includes:
* Recognising the physical and emotional signs that your child is ready
* How to talk to your child about potty training and prepare them emotionally
* What you need to get started - the practicalities
* How to respond to accidents and setbacks
* Potty training your child when you're in full-time work or co-parenting
* The when and how of night-time potty training
* What to do after previous false starts

Comprehensive, practical and realistic, Sarah's advice will give you the necessary understanding and confidence to make potty training a smooth process for you and your child.

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If you are at your wits end . . . you can gain expert guidance and some much needed perspective . . . A genuinely useful resource with sound psychology behind it. — ChopsyBaby.com
A practical guide to helping your child through one of the most important developmental stages of early childhood — Green Parent
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