Waiting to begin toilet training
means spending more effort and expense on diapers.
At what age do parents/caregivers commence toilet training
on their children/wards?
In the case of toilet training
, we would first be wondering if the parent is simply struggling, doesn't have sufficient understanding, there is a problem with their intellectual ability, lack of education or are there things happening for that parent, which are stress points that are impacting on their ability to deliver the right level of care to the children,' she says.
To be truly toilet-trained, the child has to be able to have the sensation that they need to go, be able to interpret that sensation and be able to then tell the parent and take some action," said Wolraich, who is also editor of the American Academy of Pediatrics' book on toilet training
By seeing the parents relax about this messy play, the child begins to relax about toilet training
For its part, P&G has targeted children ages 2 to 7 with a program to instill proper bathroom hygiene practices--the next step after toilet training
is more or less mastered.
The joint nature of this effort raises a number of questions about the congruence of toilet training
attitudes and practices among 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.
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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.