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Potty Training Williamsburg VA

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.

Donna G Haygood
(727) 221-2510
Williamsburg, VA
Practice Areas
Clinical Mental Health, Eating Disorders, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Brent Peterson
(757) 220-3200
Williamsburg, VA
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Corrections/Offenders, Couples & Family
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Lorna Tempest
(757) 220-3200
Williamsburg, VA
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Tina Shafer Lcsw
(757) 542-5273
Richmond Road Counseling Center1001A Richmond Road
Williamsburg, VA
Specialties
Relationship Issues, Divorce, Life Coaching
Qualification
School: Virginia Commonwealth University
Year of Graduation: 2006
Years In Practice: 2 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: Female
Age: Adolescents,Adults
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Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: Please call!

Susan Meadows
(757) 784-6022
Williamsburg, VA
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Mental Health/Agency Counseling, Supervision
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Cynthia Pledger Palmaz
(757) 810-5523
Williamsburg, VA
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Robert Abdo
(757) 220-8800
Williamsburg, VA
Practice Areas
Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Sports Counseling, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor, National Certified Counselor

Amanda Deverich
(757) 903-2406
Williamsburg, VA
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Couples & Family
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Angela Von Hayek PhD, LMFT, LPC
(757) 220-2669
1001 A Richmond Rd Suite 2W,
Williamsburg, VA
Specialties
Anxiety, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Depression, Relationship issues, single parent issues, family conflict.

Debra Boyce
(757) 833-8998
Newport News, VA
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Corrections/Offenders, Couples & Family
Certifications
Master Addictions Counselor, National Certified Counselor

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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