A practical approach to toileting.

Are you just starting out with toileting with your child?

Are you facing challenges with toilet learning?

Or maybe you want some reassurance you are on the right track?

This course is for you!

Developed for parents who attended parent/toddler programs at my Montessori centre the course gained popularity due to being based on Montessori principles for a more practical approach to toileting. It has been presented around Australia and in New Zealand since 2004.


Available online for the first time! This live recording of the workshop was made possible by my amazing friend Simone Davies hosting it on The Montessori Notebook.

For the child the journey from total dependence to independent functioning takes time. It's a developmental process that fundamentally affects a child’s sense of self-esteem and autonomy which enables them to go confidently into the pre-school stage. 


We will focus on 3 goals:

  • Knowing how to support a child’s development with ease and confidence.

  • Practical equipment you need, when to introduce it and demonstrating to your child how to use it.

  • Helping the child confidently taking responsibility for their bathroom needs at home and when they head off to pre-school.


Length: 2 hours including recorded Q&A

Included: Resource bank with demonstration videos

& follow up Free 1 hour Group Coaching Zoom with Ferne.

Cost: US$29 .

What people are saying.

“My 2 and a half year old boy had been toilet training for almost 6 months when I contacted Ferne in sheer desperation, he is my third child and my girls had no problems at an even earlier age. I had tried everything, all the advice friends had given me, internet searching for hours and, he had to be ready to start pre-school in just over 2 months time, so the deadline was becoming uncomfortably close. After a short 10 minute phone call, Ferne gave me simple, practical tips to change his behaviour and the results were immediate. On the first day, there was no “accidents” and he willingly took himself to the bathroom more than 7 times. After more than 10 days, I can confidently say, ’He has it”, only the very occasional accident and certainly no more smelly ones! I can’t recommend Ferne highly enough, she is certainly a expert in child rearing and now I know who to pass my friends onto if they have ANY issues regarding parenting. Thank-you Ferne, you are my guru!“

—  Chloe, Mother of 3, December 2016

If you've attended the workshop access the Supplemental Cheat Sheet, Video Demonstrations and Free Coaching Session here.



Need More Support?

Toileting can be a real challenge and sometimes it helps to have someone on your team. If your're facing a difficult situation or are having trouble with progressing to the next level please contact me with any questions or concerns you may have.


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