Oh Crap! Potty Training: Everything Modern Parents Need to Know to Do It Once and Do It Right (Oh Crap Parenting #1) (Paperback)
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This is book number 1 in the Oh Crap Parenting series.
“Straight up, parent tested, and funny to boot, Jamie gives you all the information you need.” —Amber Dusick, author of Parenting: Illustrated with Crappy Pictures
A proven six-step plan to help you toilet train your preschooler quickly and successfully, from potty-training expert, Pied Piper of Poop, and social worker Jamie Glowacki.
Worried about potty training? Let Jamie Glowacki, potty-training expert, show you how it’s done. Her 6-step, proven process to get your toddler out of diapers and onto the toilet has already worked for tens of thousands of kids and their parents. Here’s the good news: your child is probably ready to be potty trained EARLIER than you think (ideally, between 20–30 months), and it can be done FASTER than you expect (most kids get the basics in a few days—but Jamie’s got you covered even if it takes a little longer). If you’ve ever said to yourself:
** How do I know if my kid is ready?
** Why won’t my child poop in the potty?
** How do I avoid “potty power struggles”?
** How can I get their daycare provider on board?
** My kid was doing so well—why is he regressing?
** And what about nighttime?!
Oh Crap! Potty Training can solve all of these (and other) common issues. This isn’t theory, you’re not bribing with candy, and there are no gimmicks. This is real-world, from-the-trenches potty training information—all the questions and all the ANSWERS you need to do it once and be done with diapers for good.
About the Author
Jamie Glowacki is an internationally recognized potty training and parenting expert. Her two former careers as social worker and circus performer make her uniquely qualified to deal with toddlers (and poop). She is the author of Oh Crap! Potty Training and Oh Crap! I Have a Toddler. Visit her at JamieGlowacki.com.
“I was terrified and then I read this book. … It took three days and then [all] was fine!”
— Christina Ricci
“I'm saving a ton of money not buying diapers now. It's mainly because I don't actually have a baby, but having this wonderful book certainly didn't hurt.”
— Jenny Lawson, The Bloggess and New York Times bestselling author of Let’s Pretend This Never Happened
“Most of us think of potty training in the top 10 of Crappiest Chores of Parenting. But check it out! It doesn't have to be with Jamie's Oh Crap! Potty Training. Straight up, parent tested, and funny to boot, Jamie gives you all the information you need to get YOUR Crappy Baby out of diapers. 'Cause really, Crappy Big Kids are way more fun when they can wipe their own butt. You must own this book. And read it.”
— Amber Dusick, author of Parenting: Illustrated with Crappy Pictures
“Oh Crap! Potty Training will equip parents to successfully walk their young children through the pottying process. With straight-forward language, a focus on learning blocks, the use of a clear process, troubleshooting suggestions, and how to prevent power struggles, Glowacki gives parents the tools they need to help their children pee and poo independently.”
— Andrea Nair, therapist and author of Connect Four Parenting
“Jamie Glowacki tells it like it is. She is the real deal. In Oh Crap! Potty Training she explains pottytraining logically and informatively and speaks to parents ina refreshingly non-judgmental way, while empoweringthem to take on the sometimes daunting task of potty training. Breaking down hertechniques in her 6 Block Method allows parents to take on the processwith their child, step by step, and answers all thewhat-if’s and when-to’s along the way. Her advice will give youconfidence, motivation, and have you laughing while you get rid of the diapers for good. She is my go-to ‘pee’ and ‘poop’ expert for all my parents, and this is a book I will recommend again and again.”
— Alanna McGinn, Founder of Good Night Sleep Site www.goodnightsleepsite.com