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Potty Training My Toddler Made Me Jealous of Other Potty Trained Tots

Photo: Dr. Greene / The BumpPhoto: Dr. Greene / The Bump
I never really compared Lovie to other children when she was smaller. In hindsight, I think I didn’t compare because I didn’t have to—Lovie was ahead with a lot of milestones.  Instead of realizing that’s why I didn’t really compare, I told myself I was just so enamored with finally being a mom that... read more

Potty Training In Two Days — I Never Thought It Would Work, But It Did

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"They need to be potty trained for Pre-K 3." Those words, spoken by a teacher during my son's school tour back in the spring, stung. You see, I had read a thing or two about potty training, and the gist I'd gotten was this: Wait until your child is ready -- don't force it. And... read more