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Parenting Specialist Athens AL

Parenting specialists help parents implement parenting plans, develop parenting skills, and manage family conflicts. Read on to find parenting specialists in Athens that give access to parenting programs, advice on parenting styles, family crisises management, as well as advice and content on parent-child bonding.

Maureen Chemsak
(256) 772-7900
Madison, AL
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Career Development, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Supervision
Certifications
National Certified Career Counselor, National Certified Counselor

Christie Widger
(256) 655-6762
Huntsville, AL
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor
Language Proficiencies
English

Center For Attachment & Family Development
(256) 353-8528
1409 Kathy Ln Sw
Decatur, AL
 
Hammers Corkey Lpc
(256) 355-7977
2042 Beltline Rd Sw
Decatur, AL
 
Riverside Counseling And Consulting Pc
(256) 340-0300
401 Grant St Se
Decatur, AL
 
Christy Jacob
(256) 716-0811
Huntsville, AL
Practice Areas
Career Development, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Disaster Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Enrichment Center
(256) 341-0811
224 2nd Ave Se Ste 1
Decatur, AL
 
Mental Health Center Of North Central Alabama
(256) 355-6105
1316 Somerville Rd Se
Decatur, AL
 
Family Support Services Llc
(256) 340-9233
1608 4th Ave Se
Decatur, AL
 
Bma-Behavioral Mod & Assoc
(256) 353-7073
1024 6th Ave Se
Decatur, AL
 

21 Potty Training Tips

21 Potty Training Tips

By GreatDad Writers

The Potty Trainer

Potty training experts are everywhere. Whether family, friends, or books are providing you advice, realize there are different approaches that can be tried. An approach that works for one child may not work for another. Others can provide advice, but most likely you know what approach will work best for your child. There are several helpful guidelines (tips) that can be tried for each child when trying to potty train. These include:

  • Plan on at least 3 days if you are trying to achieve quicker results.
  • Arrange your activities and prepare a schedule that will allow you to be patient and consistent�avoid all distractions like going to the store, answering the phone, dealing with sibling issues.
  • Potty Monkey
  • Make sure spouse, grandparents and babysitters understand your method and plan.
  • Make your child feel they have some control over the process.
  • Be consistent with your approach and stay with the program unless you are convinced it is not working.
  • Know when to give up and try at a later time.
  • Offer lots of fluids so child will have to go more often.
  • Make going to the potty fun�place targets in the potty, decorate the potty, sing.
  • Praise and reward AND praise and reward progress.
  • �Throw a party� the first few times your child uses the potty.
  • Keep your child company while on the potty.
  • Start both boys and girls sitting down on the potty.
  • Make sure the clothing is easy fo...

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