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Author and parenting expert Jamie Glowacki expands on her book Oh Crap! Potty Training in a new podcast miniseries that takes you step by step through the often arduous but rewarding journey of teaching your kid how to take care of their business on their own.

The Oh Crap! Potty Training Podcast Jamie Glowacki

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.8 • 33 Ratings

Author and parenting expert Jamie Glowacki expands on her book Oh Crap! Potty Training in a new podcast miniseries that takes you step by step through the often arduous but rewarding journey of teaching your kid how to take care of their business on their own.

    79: Inner "F It"

    79: Inner "F It"

    Hey, hey, you guys! Today, I dive into the concept of the inner 'f it,' where kids might show aggressive behavior due to being sick of the process. It's crucial to recognize when your child is struggling and to provide the right support without overwhelming them with excessive praise or criticism. Acknowledging small wins authentically helps foster self-esteem and confidence. I also emphasize the importance of parenting approaches that avoid burdening children with parental emotions, activating a child's inner pride instead of codependency. Tune in for practical advice on maintaining a balanced approach to potty training, ensuring you support your child through this developmental milestone with patience and empathy.

    (00:00:57) Resisting Potty Training: Understanding Inner Struggles(00:08:02) Encouraging Genuine Recognition of Children's Efforts(00:10:56) Balancing Emotions in Potty Training Strategies(00:16:23) Oh Crap Cafe and Poop Group Resources(00:21:58) Balanced Approach to Potty Training Success

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    78: Common Summer Potty Training Pitfalls

    78: Common Summer Potty Training Pitfalls

    I'm diving into the nitty-gritty of summer potty training. Summer is a fantastic time to potty train—less clothing, more time at home—but it comes with its own set of challenges. We'll talk about how travel plans and those beloved pool and beach days can throw a wrench in your potty training progress.

    I'll be sharing why swim diapers can be a major setback and why it's crucial to manage your little one's fluid intake to avoid those pesky electrolyte imbalances. We’ll also cover why fruits like watermelon and grapes might be causing more nighttime accidents than you realize.

    Plus, I can't stress enough the importance of dedicating enough time to really nail down those potty training skills. Forget the quick fixes and three-day promises—I'm here to help you do it right. Let's make this summer's potty training journey as smooth as possible!

    (00:02:34) Optimal Summer Environment for Potty Training

    (00:06:51) Potty Training Challenges on Pool Days

    (00:11:01) Electrolyte Imbalances from Excessive Hydration

    (00:13:11) Balancing Electrolytes in Children's Diet

    (00:18:56) Effective Potty Training Strategies for Parents

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    77: What is Poop Withholding, Really?

    77: What is Poop Withholding, Really?

    Hey, hey! In this episode, I’m diving into the hot topic of poop withholding, again. Poop withholding isn’t about your kid not being "ready"—it's a muscular reaction to anxiety. To help, I’ve launched a Poop Withholding Course with HD videos, workbooks, and a supportive community. Understanding this issue early is crucial, as it ranges from mild to severe anxiety-driven behaviors. Plus, night and nap diapers can complicate things, as kids might hold it in until they're in a diaper again.

    Also you guys, I just released the 10th Anniversary Revision of "Oh Crap! Potty Training," and we've added new content on night training and neurodivergence, reflecting the changing parenting landscape!

    Tune in for insights and strategies to tackle this challenge.

    (00:00:45) Inclusive Potty Training Guide for Modern Parenting

    (00:04:10) Effective Strategies for Poop Withholding Challenges

    (00:09:09) Anxiety-Induced Poop Withholding in Children

    (00:12:58) Anxiety-Driven Poop Withholding in Children

    (00:15:19) Bowel Holding Patterns and Diaper Usage Patterns

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    76: Navigating The Transition to Summer with Kids

    76: Navigating The Transition to Summer with Kids

    Get ready for summer with me in this special episode as we revisit all the essential strategies for transitioning smoothly into the sunny season with your little ones, originally aired on Episode 132 of the Oh Crap! Parenting podcast. From tackling endless snacking dilemmas with protein-packed snack ideas to keeping boredom at bay with creative activities like marble runs and fort building, I've got you covered. Learn how to support your child through dysregulation and overwhelming environments while prepping them for new summer adventures with visual aids and effective communication. Dive into the delicate balance between education and play, and discover the importance of fostering physical and cognitive development through playful exercises and engaging activities. With practical tips for managing screen time and embracing slow summer moments, this episode is your ultimate guide to creating a harmonious and enjoyable summer environment for the whole family. Tune in and get ready to make this summer one to remember!

    (00:01:40) Protein-Forward Snack Boards for Summer Fun(00:08:30) Engaging Children Through Creative Activity Kits(00:11:38) Supporting Children's Self-Advocacy and Coping Strategies(00:17:54) Visual Aids for Kids' Transition Success(00:21:36) Summer Break: Harmonizing Learning and Leisure(00:27:10) Physical Play Enhances Child Development Skills(00:33:53) Engaging Children Through Balanced Screen Time(00:36:21) Balancing Work and Parenting with Screen Time(00:47:21) Slow Summer Fun for Parents and Kids

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    75: Magnesium- Dr. Barb Interview

    75: Magnesium- Dr. Barb Interview

    First off: listen till the end. There's lots of great info towards the end. Today, we are entering the world of magnesium with Dr. Barb Woegerer!

    Dr. Barb Woegerer, a naturopathic doctor based in Vaughan, Ontario, Canada, specializes in women's health, stress management, and inflammatory conditions, with a key emphasis on the role of magnesium in overall health and wellness, especially in treating constipation. Together, we explore the different types of magnesium and their unique benefits. From improving sleep to addressing digestive issues and boosting energy levels, Dr. Barb shares valuable insights into the role of magnesium in overall health and wellness. Discover how magnesium deficiency can impact various health issues, and learn how to choose the right form of magnesium for your specific needs.(00:01:42) Selecting the Right Magnesium Type for Health(00:11:02) Citrate Magnesium for Effective Constipation Relief(00:15:58) Comprehensive Assessment for Magnesium Deficiency Levels(00:18:53) Magnesium Depletion Due to Chronic Stress(00:31:26) Magnesium's Vital Role in Enzymatic Reactions(00:33:51) Optimizing Magnesium Absorption for Better Health(00:37:04) Optimizing Health with Specific Magnesium FormsDr. Barb's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drbarbwoegerer/Dr. Barb's Website: https://www.barbwoegerer.comDr Barb's Recommendations:Bisglycinate Powder: https://www.thorne.com/products/dp/magnesium-bisglycinateCitrate Powder: https://www.designsforhealth.com/products/magcitrate-powder/#MGL240Combo Powder: https://www.designsforhealth.com/products/trimag-supreme-night-powder#TRMGNTCanadian Brand, Cytomatrix, Magnesium Powder: https://cytomatrix.ca/products/magnesium-bis-glycinate-400mg-full-chelate/Types of Magnesium Chart: https://www.instagram.com/p/CvGYdXeOmgu/?igsh=OXU2dWR6bDltb2d4

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    74: On Purpose Accidents

    74: On Purpose Accidents

    Today, we're talking limit testing behavior in potty training. Kids often push boundaries by purposefully having accidents or making inappropriate statements to gauge parental reactions. I stress the significance of setting firm boundaries and remaining consistent in enforcing them, likening it to putting a fence around a yard for safety. It's essential to differentiate between behavior-driven accidents and physical issues like constipation, addressing underlying issues effectively. We explore the importance of establishing consistent parenting boundaries to ensure children's psychological safety and provide strategies for handling purposeful peeing incidents, including the use of toy timeouts. Join us as we navigate the challenges of disciplining and setting clear expectations to guide children's behavior and promote healthy development.(00:00:55) Boundary Pushing in Potty Training Dynamics(00:03:12) Emphasizing Consistent Boundaries for Effective Parenting(00:06:37) Toy Timeout for Purposeful Peeing Incidents(00:09:20) Setting Clear Expectations for Effective Discipline

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Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
33 Ratings

33 Ratings

RachelWest88 ,

Jamie is like that big sister who just always keeps it real.

My friend recommended her podcast “Oh crap, parenting” from there, I started listening to “Oh crap potty training “ then bought her book. Let me tell you, as a first time mom to a 2 year old. I had zero idea how to potty train. It’s been the least stressed I’ve felt in 2 years because of how prepared I was going into potty training from listening to Jamie. As moms, reassurance is everything for us and Jamie’s that big sister to me who I can always rely on for her realistic truths and straightforward answers. Thank you Jamie for helping us moms out who are just winging it looking for some guidance. Rock on!

LilErich ,

A must for the toddler years!!!

Super podcast with tons of tips and ways to handle and thrive during the toddler years. Not just potty training topics! Really, really good.

annietarr ,

Potty training queen

I won’t go anywhere else for any PT advice. Thank you for this amazing podcast!!!

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