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Best and worst potty party cakes

It's nice to celebrate a child making the shift from nappies to 'big kid' undies, but do we really need a semi-realistic used toilet cake to do it? Here are some of the best and worst cakes parents have used at 'potty parties' around the world.

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It can sometimes be hard to keep a nappy on your toddler.

Dealing with a nappy escape artist

I hear about the tots that have a penchant for ripping their nappies off and the odd one that even smears the brown stuff on the walls and fine home furnishings, and I shudder.

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Katy's son Jessey, shown here at 16 months, skipped the potty stage entirely.

How I taught my infant to use a toilet

As people become more aware of these benefits, I hope more parents will practice this method, so we can cut down on nappies and improve baby bonding.

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Toddler's tricky toilet training headstart

Parents are given lots of advice when they enter the toilet training phase, but the risk of a toddler getting their head stuck in a toilet seat is not usually on the list of warnings.

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Toilet training in winter

There’s no need to stop thinking about toilet training just because the temperature is dropping: winter is a good a time as any to start the process.

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Is your child ready for toilet training?

If you wait until your child seems ready to start the toilet training process, it can mean less set-backs in the long run. Here are the signs to look for.

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Toilet training: what you’ll need

You’ve decided it’s time to start the toilet training process with your child. But what comes next? What do you need? Here’s a guide to help you along the way.

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Best toilet training books for kids

Thinking about starting to toilet train your child, or are you already involved in the process? We’ve got some great books to help along the way.

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