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The First-Time Parent's Guide to Potty Training: How to Ditch Diapers Fast (and for Good!) (Paperback)
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Potty train your child confidently, quickly, and successfully--even as a first-time parent!
Are you nervous about potty training? Worried that you don't know enough to see it through to the end? Concerned that you don't have enough time to devote to it? This positive, practical, easy-to-follow guide is here to help.
By approaching potty training with a proven program, first-time tips and tricks, the right tools, and a confident mindset, you can cross dirty diapers off your endless to-do list and celebrate your child's transition to the toilet. Here's everything you need to know to get your child out of diapers once and for all!
The First-Time Parent's Guide to Potty Training features:
• An easy, step-by-step, 3-day program for ditching diapers, including nap and nighttime training, day care strategies, and on-the-go potty training
• Troubleshooting advice for accidents, backsliding, temper tantrums, and more
• Guidance for your child if they're anxious, willful, or simply reluctant
You can potty train your child, and this book will guide you and cheer you on every step of the way.
About the Author
Dr. Jazmine McCoy is a clinical psychologist and the mother of two daughters. She specializes in parenting, child development, and maternal mental health. Through her work with children and families in her private practice and her online community (@themompsychologist), Dr. Jazmine is committed to helping overwhelmed and exhausted parents understand and connect with their children, despite their difficult and confusing behaviors. She offers courses, books, and educational videos on her website to help guide parents through the process of raising happy, resilient, and respectful children. She resides with her husband, two children, and small dog in the Sacramento, California area.
"Dr. Jazmine nailed it with this book on potty training! It provides the perfect blend of educational information, practical, step-by-step advice, and encouragement to get you and your child through the inevitable hurdles that come along with potty training. She gives special consideration to personality traits of willful/free-spirited, anxious, and special needs children, and other special topics such as common setbacks and potty training away from home. Her approach to potty training focuses on relationship building with your child and positive reinforcement techniques that are consistent with best practices. This book is easy to read, practical, and a necessity for parents preparing to potty train." —Dr. Jennifer Rogers, Clinical Psychologist
"Dr. Jazmine has outdone herself with this potty training book. As a mother of two-year-old twins, I have been wringing my hands at the idea of potty training both of them. Her book not only provides effective and doable ways to potty train, but also how to CONNECT with and PRAISE your children while doing it. Every time I thought ‘I wonder if she’s going to cover that?’ she does! I cannot recommend this book enough for parents who are beginning their potty training journey." —Dr. Ashley Forrest, Clinical Psychologist
“Not quite sure how to proceed with potty training? Look no further. Dr. Jazmine breaks down the daunting process of potty training into fun, manageable, and evidence-based steps for first-time parents. She explores common myths and provides solutions to many barriers to potty training, for children and parents alike. She encourages parents to bond with their child without the pressure of perfection. Enjoy the adventure!” —Dr. Anna Washington, Clinical Psychologist
“Dr. Jazmine’s guide to potty training is a must read for first-time parents. It breaks down the preparation for this event effortlessly. Definitely an essential read for parents that will help turn the fear of such a difficult task into an immediate confidence booster! This guide is at the top of my list for resources I will use in my own professional work with parents.” —Dr. Vernessa Roberts, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist