(redirected from toilet training)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to toilet training: Potty training
References in periodicals archive ?
The way the services have been working recently is such that basic skills such as dressing and undressing and toilet training is just not a necessary requirement for nurseries and schools.
I felt there must be a more obvious solution, so I had the idea for disposable toilet training pads that fit in a child's own pants.
Parents also need to play their role in ensuring that their children are prepared for the challenges of schooling including toilet training so teachers can teach.
And unlike some methods of toilet training, there are no rewards or punishment associated with it.
This study compared how parents and child care professionals perceive the toilet training process, and determined from what sources the two groups seek information about toileting when difficulties arise.
Increasingly, toilet training as a developmental milestone is being negotiated by both parents and child care professionals.
For example, we have to spend a specified minimum amount of time trying to toilet train residents--even those for whom toilet training is never going to be possible.
Before that, homosexuals were often institutionalized by their families, their Oedipal complexes scrutinized, their toilet training and dreams relentlessly analyzed in hope of a tallking "cure.
Topics covered include: night waking, bedwetting, toilet training, toddler terrorism, aggression, sibling rivalry, hyperactivity, sexual behaviour, specific learning disability, smacking, time-out, television watching, encouraging good communication, effects of parental separation, fostering development, and nurturing self-esteem.
Author Gina has over 20 years of hands-on experience as a top maternity nurse and offers down-to-earth, practical solutions to everything from avoiding nappy rash to toilet training.
Since toilet training and vocabulary development are closely associated, the relationship of all this to growing literacy problems and remedial reading budgets in the United States deserves to be further researched.
These groups are the "interpretive communities" (141) Grant uses t o sketch the detailed responses by mothers to the expert, scientific advice, especially around specific matters, such as toilet training, thumb-sucking, and discipline.