103 episodes

Toddlers Made Easy is a short, 10 minute, bite-sized podcast that gives you the insight, tools, and confidence you need to not only handle anything toddler-related thrown your way —but prevent problem behaviors before they start. Toddlers Made Easy is hosted by Dr. Cathryn, a nationally recognized pediatrician with more than 30 years of experience and a mother of 4.

Toddlers Made Easy with Dr Cathryn Dr. Cathryn

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.8 • 113 Ratings

Toddlers Made Easy is a short, 10 minute, bite-sized podcast that gives you the insight, tools, and confidence you need to not only handle anything toddler-related thrown your way —but prevent problem behaviors before they start. Toddlers Made Easy is hosted by Dr. Cathryn, a nationally recognized pediatrician with more than 30 years of experience and a mother of 4.

    Become a Big-Hearted Limit-Setter

    Become a Big-Hearted Limit-Setter

    Today, Dr. Cathryn delves into the importance of setting firm, yet kind, boundaries to help children manage their emotions and feel secure. Our "Calm, Connect, and Communicate" method offers a practical way to maintain composure and set clear limits, improving your child's ability to cope with frustrations.

    Key Highlights:
    - Understand the Role of Boundaries: Learn why setting clear limits is essential for your child's emotional and behavioral development.
    - Master the 3 Cs: Our method of Calm, Connect, and Communicate helps you address challenging situations with composure and consistency.
    For more insights and a deeper dive into big-hearted parenting, check out the full episode.

    LINKS AND RESOURCES:

    ONLINE COURSES
    Toddlers Made Easy Course
    Potty Training Made Easy 

    FREEBIES:
    eBook: 5 Must-Do’s Before Starting Potty Training. Get our free guide and empower your child. Set the path for success!
    Masterclass: Tame Tantrums 

    Follow Dr. Cathryn on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/healthiest_baby
    Instagram Made Ridiculously Easy! Follow me here →@insta_made_easy

    SPONSORS:
    ONESKIN.CO
    GET 15% OFF WITH CODE: TODDLERS

    Send Us Your Stories and Questions: We love hearing from you! Share your own experiences or questions. Email us to have your questions answered in future episodes, drcathryn@healthiest-baby.com

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    • 11 min
    Lazy Potty Training: A Stress-Free Approach to Potty Training Success

    Lazy Potty Training: A Stress-Free Approach to Potty Training Success

    In this episode of "Toddlers Made Easy," Dr. Cathryn introduces a refreshing perspective on potty training, termed "lazy potty training."

    This approach emphasizes a relaxed, supportive environment where toddlers lead their own journey to bathroom independence, without the stress and pressure typical of more traditional methods.

    Dr. Cathryn explains the benefits of this method, including fostering confidence, body awareness, and strengthening the parent-child bond. The episode includes practical tips for implementing this strategy and a discussion on the importance of a supportive, non-pressurized approach in helping children feel valued and understood.

    For those seeking additional guidance, Dr. Cathryn mentions a resource available in the show notes and provides a link to the comprehensive "Potty Training Made Easy" course.

    LINKS AND RESOURCES:

    Instagram Made Ridiculously Easy! Follow me here →@insta_made_easy

    ONLINE COURSES
    Toddlers Made Easy Course
    Potty Training Made Easy 

    FREEBIES:
    eBook: 5 Must-Do’s Before Starting Potty Training. Get our free guide and empower your child. Set the path for success!
    Masterclass: Tame Tantrums 

    Follow Dr. Cathryn on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/healthiest_baby

    SPONSORS:
    ONESKIN.CO
    GET 15% OFF WITH CODE: TODDLERS

    Send Us Your Stories and Questions: We love hearing from you! Share your own experiences or questions. Email us to have your questions answered in future episodes, drcathryn@healthiest-baby.com

    Rate, Review, & Follow ❤️❤️❤️
    If this sounds like you: "I love Toddlers Made Easy." -- Please consider rating and reviewing my show! This helps me support more parents -- just like you.

    • 9 min
    Why I Say "No" To Nighttime Potty Training

    Why I Say "No" To Nighttime Potty Training

    In today's episode of "Toddlers Made Easy," Dr. Cathryn unravels the complexities of nighttime potty training, contrasting it with the successes of daytime training. Through Mia's experiences, we explore the natural developmental processes that affect nighttime dryness and discuss when it might be necessary to seek medical advice.
    Key Points:
    - Daytime vs. Nighttime Challenges: Why success in daytime potty training doesn't always translate to nighttime dryness.
    - Biological Factors: The role of developmental factors like bladder size, hormonal levels, and constipation in bedwetting.
    - Approach to Nighttime Training: Recommendations on letting nature take its course, reducing stress for children and parents.
    - Health Guidance: Indicators for consulting a healthcare provider about bedwetting.

    Insta Made Easy Announcement: Introducing our new venture designed to empower entrepreneurs through targeted Instagram strategies.
    Join us as we provide supportive, research-based insights into parenting challenges, coupled with exciting updates on our latest projects.

    LINKS AND RESOURCES:

    Instagram Made Ridiculously Easy! Follow me here →@insta_made_easy

    ONLINE COURSES
    Toddlers Made Easy Course
    Potty Training Made Easy 

    FREEBIES:
    eBook: 5 Must-Do’s Before Starting Potty Training. Get our free guide and empower your child. Set the path for success!
    Masterclass: Tame Tantrums 

    Follow Dr. Cathryn on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/healthiest_baby

    SPONSORS:
    Hello Fresh It's faster than delivery!
    CrunchLabs: https://www.crunchlabs.com
    Purchase this limited Camp CrunchLabs subscription and get 2 boxes free, a $60 value. Go to crunchlabs.com/TODDLERS to sign your kids up for Camp CrunchLabs today! 


    Send Us Your Stories and Questions: We love hearing from you! Share your own experiences or questions. Email us to have your questions answered in future episodes, drcathryn@healthiest-baby.com

    Rate, Review, & Follow ❤️❤️❤️
    If this sounds like you: "I love Toddlers Made Easy." -- Please consider rating and reviewing my show! This helps me support more parents -- just like you.

    • 8 min
    Celebrating the 100th Episode: My Life, My Lessons

    Celebrating the 100th Episode: My Life, My Lessons

    In this special 100th episode of 'Toddlers Made Easy,' I'm taking a moment to step back from our usual discussions to share something deeply personal—my own story. We'll explore the journey that led me here, the challenges I've faced, and the victories I've celebrated. This episode is a chance for me to connect with each of you on a more personal level, sharing the experiences that have shaped my approach to parenting and professional life. Next week, we'll return to our regular programming, armed with new insights and continued support for your parenting journey. But today, let's take this moment together to reflect on the paths we've traveled and the stories we carry with us.

    LINKS AND RESOURCES:
    Instagram Made Ridiculously Easy! Follow me here →@insta_made_easy

    ONLINE COURSES
    Toddlers Made Easy Course
    Potty Training Made Easy 

    FREEBIES:
    eBook: 5 Must-Do’s Before Starting Potty Training. Get our free guide and empower your child. Set the path for success!

    Masterclass: Tame Tantrums 
    Follow Dr. Cathryn on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/healthiest_baby

    SPONSORS:
    Hello Fresh It's faster than delivery!
    CrunchLabs: https://www.crunchlabs.com
    Purchase this limited Camp CrunchLabs subscription and get 2 boxes free, a $60 value. Go to crunchlabs.com/TODDLERS to sign your kids up for Camp CrunchLabs today! 
    Better Help: betterhelp.com

    Send Us Your Stories and Questions: We love hearing from you! Share your own experiences or questions. Email us to have your questions answered in future episodes, drcathryn@healthiest-baby.com

    Rate, Review, & Follow ❤️❤️❤️
    If this sounds like you: "I love Toddlers Made Easy." -- Please consider rating and reviewing my show! This helps me support more parents -- just like you.

    • 10 min
    Potty Training Made Easy

    Potty Training Made Easy

    Potty Training Made Easy
    In this episode of "Toddlers Made Easy," Dr. Cathryn shares stress-free tips for potty training using a no-pressure approach. Learn how to make this milestone smooth and positive for you and your toddler.
    Key Takeaways:
    1. No-Pressure Approach: Encourage without pressure to foster confidence and self-accomplishment.
    2. View Accidents as Lessons: Treat accidents as learning opportunities without shame.
    3. Bare Bottom Day: Start with a no-pants day to help your child recognize bodily signals.
    4. Choose the Right Time: Dedicate a few relaxed days for focused potty training.
    5. Genuine Encouragement: Support progress without inadvertently pressuring your child.

    Dr. Cathryn emphasizes that a no-pressure approach empowers your child, making potty training a positive experience. Happy parenting!

    Subscribe to "Toddlers Made Easy" for more big-hearted, practical parenting advice.
    Have a lovely week!

    LINKS AND RESOURCES:
    Instagram Made Ridiculously Easy! Follow me here →@insta.for.mompreneurs

    ONLINE COURSES
    Toddlers Made Easy Course
    Potty Training Made Easy 

    FREEBIES:
    eBook: 5 Must-Do’s Before Starting Potty Training. Get our free guide and empower your child. Set the path for success!

    Masterclass: Tame Tantrums 
    Follow Dr. Cathryn on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/healthiest_baby

    SPONSORS:
    Hello Fresh It's faster than delivery!
    CrunchLabs: https://www.crunchlabs.com
    Purchase this limited Camp CrunchLabs subscription and get 2 boxes free, a $60 value. Go to crunchlabs.com/TODDLERS to sign your kids up for Camp CrunchLabs today! 
    Better Help: betterhelp.com

    Send Us Your Stories and Questions: We love hearing from you! Share your own experiences or questions. Email us to have your questions answered in future episodes, drcathryn@healthiest-baby.com

    Rate, Review, & Follow ❤️❤️❤️
    If this sounds like you: "I love Toddlers Made Easy." -- Please consider rating and reviewing my show! This helps me support more parents -- just like you.

    • 10 min
    Raising Resilient Kids: How to Handle Disappointment and Build Frustration Tolerance

    Raising Resilient Kids: How to Handle Disappointment and Build Frustration Tolerance

    In this episode, we dive into the essential topic of helping children manage disappointment and build frustration tolerance. Sharing personal stories, including a time when my daughter bravely tried out for a boys' soccer team and another when my son lost a baseball game, we explore the importance of allowing kids to experience their emotions fully. Instead of shielding them from discomfort, we should validate their feelings, empathize, and provide support without immediately trying to fix the situation. By doing so, we help our children develop resilience and the skills needed to navigate life's challenges.

    Tune in for practical tips on how to respond thoughtfully to your child's frustration and why it's crucial to let them feel their emotions while ensuring they don't face them alone. Plus, stay tuned for some exciting news coming up next week!

    LINKS AND RESOURCES:

    ONLINE COURSES
    Toddlers Made Easy Course
    Potty Training Made Easy 

    FREEBIES:
    eBook: 5 Must-Do’s Before Starting Potty Training. Get our free guide and empower your child. Set the path for success!
    Masterclass: Tame Tantrums 
    Follow Dr. Cathryn on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/healthiest_baby

    SPONSORS:

    CrunchLabs: https://www.crunchlabs.com
    Purchase this limited Camp CrunchLabs subscription and get 2 boxes free, a $60 value. Go to crunchlabs.com/TODDLERS to sign your kids up for Camp CrunchLabs today! 
    Better Help: betterhelp.com

    Send Us Your Stories and Questions: We love hearing from you! Share your own experiences or questions. Email us to have your questions answered in future episodes, drcathryn@healthiest-baby.com

    Rate, Review, & Follow ❤️❤️❤️
    If this sounds like you: "I love Toddlers Made Easy." -- Please consider rating and reviewing my show! This helps me support more parents -- just like you.

    • 7 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
113 Ratings

113 Ratings

Lander Online Success ,

If you have a toddler, don’t miss an episode!

Dr. Cathryn shares helpful strategies and stories to help build a healthy relationship with your child. I love this podcast!

SFBayMama ,

Highly recommend! Dr. Cathryn is the best!

As a mom of 5, I welcome and appreciate Dr. Cathryn’s approach to all things toddlers! I appreciate her practical tools and tricks to getting through this most fun, but exhausting season of motherhood.

Kaili Z ,

Love!

I love all of these episodes! And I'm so grateful for the way this podcast gives more of a voice to the toddler perspective that can so easily and quickly be misunderstood!

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