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There isn't enough in the question to say there's a problem, for three reasons: More detail would be needed to get a better sense of how disruptive and how frequent the behaviour is, as well as how much distress or contentment is associated with it. She's pretty young and new experiences are scary. Once it's a less new experience, if the behaviour hasn't ...


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This is something I and a lot of parents I know have done. Religiously every night at 10pm we would wake our young children and take them to the toilet, and then a dry night would follow. The nights we did not wake ours, he would usually wet the bed. We did start waking him later and later and then not at all. For us this lasted around 2 years until he was ...


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Here is what we did. We figured that our son couldn't make the connection between his need to poop and the potty, yet. So we put him on the potty several times a day. Eventually he would poop by coincidence in the potty. Then we made a big deal out of it. Praising him, celebrating and high-fiving. That got the message across pretty quick. There were ...


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Jelly beans. 1 for a pee. 2 for a poop. Sounds like you might need to add an additional 1 for every time either happens "in the potty." I recommend Jelly Bellies because they are small, so have less sugar, and are very colorful so you can do a few activities with them, too. Is it sugar? Yes. Does the overall benefit of autonomy for the LO and less ...


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I am a parent also. And I have lived through the too much TV and Too much screen time. First off, sorry if what I am going to write sounds difficult. I certainly did not like the feeling when someone told me. But later on, I am glad they did. So here goes. You have to practice what you preach. Children are total magnets at picking up our behaviors even ...


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We simply do not look at screens during meals with children. We do not open cell phones, tablets and laptops, and do not turn on the TV for meal time entertainment with kids. We may occasionally do a video call (FaceTime, Skype, etc) during meals, but this feels more like another form of communication than a passive use of screens. Interestingly, we found ...


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