While some boys may be ready to begin potty training between 18 months and 2 years of age, others may not be ready until they are closer to 3. While age can be helpful in determining if your boy is ready to begin potty training, it's not the most important factor. When deciding when to start potty training your boy, how physically and emotionally ready he is to begin training … [Read more...] about How to Potty Train Boys
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Potty training, like feeding choices and picking a school, is one of the challenges of parenting. Deciding when to potty train and whether your little one is ready are the keys to success. Several factors can play into your decision and help determine whether saying bye-bye to diapers is a fun and easy process or one that will have both of you in tears. History The typical … [Read more...] about What Age Should My Baby Potty Train?
That little bundle of snuggliness leaves you with many feelings. You are probably proud, smitten, excited, overwhelmed, tired, happy, eager and contemplative. When he first arrives, the thoughts of birth are probably lingering on your mind, but as the days pass, you may feel more ready for another. Whether you are ready immediately or not, you should know that getting pregnant … [Read more...] about How Long After Pregnancy Can You Get Pregnant Again?
My 8th grader loves his vacations. The longer the better. He also loves his weekends. Any studying that has to occur on a weekend is met with lots of protests. How do I get my son back into the school swing of things? One thing I do is occasionally mention to my son that school will be returning. Sometimes, I do this as a tease, of course. But, I will say, “Hey, you know … [Read more...] about Back to School for a Teenager with Autism
For this series, MOMS DO THE MOST AMAZING THINGS, I’ve interviewed celebrities, TV personalities, and New York Times bestselling authors, but I know from personal experience that the extraordinary often goes unrecognized in “ordinary” people. Not on camera. Not with a million followers on Instagram. Not on anyone’s most influential list. I’ve met many of them in my work with … [Read more...] about An Extraordinary “Ordinary” Person