Let’s just say potty training in the Lopez-Anthony household has caused a bit of a poo-poo problem.
It’s tough when your kiddies are just learning how to use the toilet — from wet sheets to dirty clothes, it can be a mess. But, Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony‘s 3-year-old son Max‘s potty problem not only cost them some new bedding — it led to a $6,000 bill!
Jessica and Cash plan to find out the sex of their soon-to-be baby, but they’re not telling anyone what it is!
She may be one of the most beautiful women on the planet, but Jessica Alba says pregnancy does not make her feel sexy. “I just don’t associate being pregnant with being sexy,” the actress, 29, tells People. “I think being pregnant is grounding and you feel like part of the earth and connected with women. It’s not a sex thing to me. It’s a grounding, maternal thing.” What do you think, HollyMoms?
Little Zoe Rosso is being punished for wetting her pants one too many times. We’re shocked!
As all moms know, young kids have trouble controlling their bladders or just can’t seem to make it to the bathroom on time. But, did you know that it can get them kicked out of school? Zoe Rosso, a three-year-old from Arlington, Va. was “removed” from Arlington Public Schools’ Montessori preschool at Claremont Elementary for having too many potty problems. Can you believe this? She’s only a little girl! Cut her some slack!
As if potty training your kids during the day isn’t hard enough, some moms have to deal with the middle of the night nuisance that is bedwetting. Our BFFs at ivillage.com asked parents to share their tips for overcoming that other form of night terror.
Bedwetting can be an enormous frustration to children and parents alike. Whether your child is struggling with the last stages of potty training or dealing with bedwetting during school-age years, there are ways you can both work together to achieve night dryness. Below, the parents of iVillage share their best tips for beating the bedwetting blues.
The former Blossom star and mom of two used elimination communication with her sons and practices holistic parenting.
Former child star Mayim Bialik plays a brainiac love interest for Sheldon (Emmy winner Jim Parsons) on The Big Bang Theory. But offscreen the equally intelligent (she’s a neuroscientist in real life!) mother of two takes an unconventional approach to parenting her sons, Miles, 5, and Fred, 2, which includes sharing a bed with them, and making them go diaper free!
The Dancing With the Stars host has been struggling to potty train her 2-year-old son, Shaya. When his teacher suggested she just go cold turkey and stop letting him wear diapers, Brooke was skeptical. But guess what? It worked!
When Brooke Burke sent her 2-year-old son off to school without diapers, she was hoping for the best but expecting the worst. His teacher had suggested the idea because Brooke was struggling to get Shaya toilet trained. “That sounded like an awful lot of work to me but after one week, and several loads of laundry. SHE WAS RIGHT!!!,” Brooke wrote on her Modern Mom blog . “For the first few days I left the house with three changes of clothes, and he needed every bit of them. I almost gave up, and put a diaper back on because it was so much MORE work to go through the transition of wet clothes, car seat, floors, and even wet Mommy. But, we have conquered potty training and now it’s maybe one accident a day.”
Yes, toilet training often means tears and tantrums (and we’re talking about you, not your child!). Our BFFs at ivillage.com spoke to some real-life moms for their no-fail secrets.
If you’re like most parents, potty training your toddler feels a lot like fighting an uphill battle. But here’s advice from other parents who’ve been there.