helps you spot the all-important signs that will show your child is ready gives you everything you need to prepare you and your child - preparation and confidence is the key to success! * will help not only you but your child feel fully in control of the situation * walks you and your child step-by-step through the process with practical solutions and stories from people who've been there * plenty of coverage of special needs and reassuring advice for relapses or common problem * written by a Health Visitor and midwife with over 20 years' experience of advising parents and their children "teach yourself Potty Training" is a child-focused and supportive guide that will help you to potty train your child in a way that works for you both. Giving both reassuring advice and practical solutions, it opens with a unique questionnaire that will help you to tell whether or not your child is ready for toilet training, and will then help both you and your child to prepare for the days ahead, through talking, playing and reading books. Once you are both fully prepared, the book will guide you step-by-step through the process, from the earliest days to going out and night-time dryness.It will give you advice on how to cope if you are working or child is in daycare, will address special needs and relapses, and give plenty of reassurance and practical tips for dealing with common problems.
With case studies, further resources and expert insight, this is a comprehensive guide that will help your child achieve this major step with minimal stress or worry.
Geraldine Butler has been a Health Visitor for over 20 years; she currently works both in the NHS and independently on child development and has taught Child Care students for 5 years.Bernice Walmsley is a freelance writer specialising in business and educational writing projects.