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Potty Training Marysville WA

Next to walking and talking, becoming potty trained is a huge milestone in a child’s development. Help them master the porcelain throne with training books and aids that allow children a sense of ease and accomplishment when potty training. Check below for related information, products and services.

Erik Bohlin
(425) 334-8916
Lake Stevens, WA
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Karen Keeton
(425) 259-7142
Everett, WA
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Renee Blattner
(425) 355-9614
Everett, WA
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Rosalia Cardenas McDonnell
(425) 337-8500
Mill Creek, WA
Practice Areas
Career Development, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor
Language Proficiencies
Spanish

Zankman Scott
(425) 303-8888
2722 Colby Ave Ste 402
Everett, WA

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Dr. Kathi L. Jackson, Ph.D.
(425) 740-3181
2731 Wetmore Avenue,Suite 240
Everett, WA
Specialties
ADHD,Anger Management,Anxiety or Fears,Child or Adolescent Issues,Depression,Life Coaching,Loss or Grief,OCD,Parenting,Relationship Issues
Gender
Female
Education
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Oklahoma State University, 1989; Internship at Oregon Health and Science University, Child Dev. and Rehab. Cntr., Portland, Oregon, 1987-1988; Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Children's Hospital, Seattle, Washington, 1990-1991.
Insurance
Yes
Membership Organizations
Kathi L. Jackson, Ph.D.

Daneen Skube
(206) 298-6628
Issaquah, WA
Practice Areas
Career Development, Eating Disorders, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Supervision
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Darleen Crowell Kildow
(360) 629-4709
Stanwood, WA
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Supervision
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

William Heusler
(206) 909-7633
Lynnwood, WA
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Supervision
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Long Counseling and Evaluation Services, PLLC
(206) 853-2224
2722 Colby Ave
Everett, WA
Specialties
Divorce, Co Parent Counseling, Child Specialist
Gender
Female
Education
MA Counseling
Insurance
Some
Membership Organizations
AMHCA, ACA, IACP Collaborative Law

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Potty Training Accessories - Stand Up Toilet Training : Peter Potty

Peter Potty - Stand Up Toilet Training

Finally, a dad has invented a stand-up child-size urinal for toilet training little boys. The inventor, Scott Rote, is a dad who easily toilet trained two little girls but was hesitant about the upcoming battle he might go through with his third child - a boy.

In fact, the American Academy of Pediatrics confirms the common wisdom that boys take longer to train than girls: the average toilet training age for boys is 35 months - a full 3 months later than girls. Rote wondered if there wasn't a better way and researched potty training accessories on the market, all of which encouraged training boys in a sitting position. This seemed odd, particularly since the majority of educators and practitioners say that the best way to teach children is to "model behavior."  

With this in mind, Rote, an industrial designer set out to find a potty training accessory to train boys by allowing them to stand. Rote's invention, the Peter Potty is a familiar shaped kids-size urinal, made out of lightweight hard plastic. It is not a toy, but a flushable stand-up toilet.

Quantitative research conducted independently of over 400 children shows that boys trained in a standing position reached success two months earlier. Since the majority of these ‘standing boys' were trained with a step stool/toilet method, the Peter Potty may make earlier success possible because of the features of this potty training accessory. Anecdotal evidence suggests perhaps as much as six months faster.

Whatever potty training accessory you may consider, look for the following characteristics:

  • Appealing to kids
     
  • Correct size-kids shouldn't be able to fall in
     
  • Easy to use and clean
     
  • Stable and secure

We like the Peter Potty because:

  • It's unique and interesting to kids.
     
  • The ‘real water flush' can be appealing and offers a reward for success.
     
  • There are no steps to climb, no fear of "falling in."
     
  • The size is right, adjustable for 18 months to 4 years and beyond.
     
  • It's simple to use and requires emptying only once per day.
     
  • It mimics dad's behavior and prepares kids for urinals in public facilities.

The Peter Potty also comes with hardware to secure to a wall to eliminate any fear of it tipping over. We would recommend this or keeping it in a safe spot, such as betwe...

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