Fear of the toilet & 5 ways to tackle it

Some children are terrified of using the potty or the toilet. Parents from all around the world come to me, struggling to understand what they can do to resolve what can often seem like a completely irrational fear.

Whatever has led to this situation, here are 5 gentle solutions that can get your child back on track with their potty learning journey. So take a deep breath, let go of that frustration, don’t go spending your money on sticker charts or talking potties, we’ve got you.

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Time to Tidy Up: A place for everything and everything in its place

Unless you’ve mastered minimalism, your kids probably have lots of toys. These days, most kids have so many toys, that some never get played with. Your kids struggle to tidy up. In this state of ‘normality’, its easy to see toys as transient clutter: the more we have of something, the less we value it. Keeping them tidy becomes an increasingly difficult and resented job. So how can we keep things tidy, and why should we?  Continue reading