Toilet Training our Baby Girl

Final Stage Toilet Training – Our 17 month old is Nappy Free

 Our Early Stage Toilet Training Experiment is complete – HUGE SUCCESS to report! I was horrified to read a Media Release by the Wollongong City Council (2011) which, according to the Councils Waste Education Officer, there are 2.1 billion disposable nappies added into landfill in Australia each year. I was even more horrified to learn … Continue reading »

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Big Girl Undies

Previous Post We have ditched the Fluffy Terry Towelling Training underpants. The kids and I went to the park after school one afternoon and met up with a friend of mine. We have been friends for around 5 years; ever since we were were put in the same Mothers Group at the Community Centre with … Continue reading »

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Prevention is better than Cure

Previous Post You would think a child would be more prone to accidents when they are out of their routine or distracted. Not our Baby Girl. Her best accident free days, have been when we are out and about either shopping, visiting or at a park. She stayed dry for her 1st Birthday Party (you can … Continue reading »

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Regression

Previous Post We are days away from Baby Girl’s First Birthday and so far we have had a hell of a week. All in one day she said the word “wee”, went to the toilet, wiped herself for the for the first time – then had accidents for the remainder of the day….unbelievable patience (on … Continue reading »

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Hygiene Lessons

Previous Post The lessons continue…. Since Baby Girl is wanting to use the toilet most of the time (the potty still gets used on occasion) we now include the next part of the toilet training process to her routine. The toilet visit now includes: Practising how to wipe herself. She generally wipes her tummy, the … Continue reading »

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Introducing the Toilet

Previous Post Baby Girl was 9 months old when I first sat her on the toilet, but she didn’t take to it at all. So we left it a couple of months, then slowly alternated between the potty and the toilet. It was me who was ready to encourage the toilet, she was quite happy … Continue reading »

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