How to Teach ADHD Kids Potty Training

ADHD stands for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, a condition characterized by lack of attention, hyperactivity and impulsiveness. Children with ADHD may struggle with potty training more than children without special needs due to their lack of self-control.

Maggie Lynn
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How to Potty Train a Stubborn 3-Year-Old

Many children need to be potty trained by the time they are 3 years old so they can go to preschool, where diapers aren't usually allowed. However, this monumental task can become one of the first major power struggles you'll engage in with your child.

Erin Monahan
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How to Get Kids to Stop Wetting Their Pants

Once you have finished potty training, you may think that your days of accidents are behind you. However, some children may start wetting themselves down the road. Before you try to correct this behavior, you should rule out any medical or psychological causes.

Heather Topham Wood
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How to Potty Train a 15-Month-Old

No parent or expert will deny the fact that potty training is difficult and requires patience and flexibility. Dr. Alan Greene explains that parents should be prepared for setbacks. Training a 15-month-old toddler to use the toilet may be possible if she exhibits several of the necessary readiness indicators. Dr.

Stephen Harding
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Do Children Inherit Their Parents' Personalities?

Children inherit their parents' physical attributes, but scientists know less about whether they also inherit the personalities of their mother and father. Some personality traits appear to have a genetic basis, but several genes, not just one, contribute to personality.

Sharon Perkins
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What Causes Delayed Potty Training?

According to McKenzie Pediatrics, in Springfield, Oregon, toilet training can be defined as delayed if your child is more than 3 years of age and is not toilet trained after three or more months of training despite being otherwise healthy.

Renee Miller
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Environmental Factors that Influence Social Development in Children

Parents often believe that their children's social skills are a fundamental part of who they are. Some children are shy while others are outgoing, and with these traits come a particular set of social skills. However, research published in the textbook "Child Psychology"

Brenna Davis
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Does Your Child Cry When Urinating?

When your child cries during urination, the most likely culprit of her pain is a urinary tract infection, also known as a bladder infection. Urinary tract infections can cause painful urination and other symptoms, according to Kids Health. Urinary tract infections are usually treated with antibiotics, states Ask Dr.

Natalie Smith
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Reasons for a Potty Trained Child to Start Wetting His Pants

Up to 4 percent of potty-trained children who are at least 4 years old experience daytime wetting accidents, according to data from “Oski’s Pediatrics.

Regan Hennessy
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What Are the Benefits of Physical Education in School?

It is no secret that physical activity is necessary to a person's well-being. Because children are continuously developing physically and emotionally, they are especially affected by the benefits of activity – and inversely, the negative effects of inactivity.

Alison Datko
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How to Identify Your Child's Strengths & Weaknesses

Albert Einstein said, "Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid." This observation is never truer than when raising children. Each child has a different set of strengths and weaknesses.

Kay Ireland
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How to Potty Train a 16-Month-Old

Potty training can be a long process. Most children are ready to begin potty training at 24 to 27 months, according to the University of Michigan Health System. However, you can start as early as 16 months.

Michelle Zehr
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