potty training

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potty train transitive verb

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Contributing Amy Haneline More: DJ Khaled is finding out that potty training a 2-year-old is a 'team effort' More: Hilary Duff's Instagram reignites jewelry debate: Is piercing a baby's ears 'child abuse'? Rasha Ali, USA TODAY, "Kobe Bryant shares first photo of his baby girl 'Koko'," 5 July 2019 Younger animals may need potty training and can be too energetic, especially for a senior with mobility challenges. Mary Jacobs, Dallas News, "Puppy love: Volunteers bring food to dogs, cheer to elderly owners," 19 Aug. 2019 The Pittsburgh native began dancing at just 2 years old, and even fast tracked her potty training to do so. Laura Hanrahan, Woman's Day, "'Dance Moms' Sarah Georgiana Has Become the Center of Recent Drama," 6 Aug. 2019 Will their potty training woes, the shots of him or her in the bath with a smiling heart over their privates, and the tantrums captured for laughs some day be a source of embarrassment and resentment? Michelle Ruiz, Vogue, "The One Question Parents Should Ask Themselves Before Posting Their Kids on Social Media," 14 Jan. 2019 Seems as though puberty, algebra and bullying does outweigh potty training, nap-time strikes and picky eating habits, according to new research from Arizona State University published in the journal Developmental Psychology. Christine Coppa, Good Housekeeping, "Middle School Proves to Be the Most Stressful Time — for the Whole Family," 27 Jan. 2016 Letting your toddler run around the house without a diaper is usually a weekend-only adventure in American potty training. Bonnie Vengrow, Good Housekeeping, "6 Parenting Tips From Around The World That Only Sound Crazy To Americans," 21 July 2016 Rory found himself in over his head with raising a toddler and in particular, potty training. Mary Cadden, USA TODAY, "Country musician Rory Feek remembers life with wife Joey and looks ahead in new book," 18 June 2018 Uncontrolled diarrhea could be blamed on a mother’s faulty potty training. Jim Carrier, STAT, "Lobotomies were once used to treat this gut disease, part of a shameful medical history," 12 June 2018

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1946, in the meaning defined above

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potty training

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