My advice..

My biggest advice would not to force your child, wither they are strong willed or not. When your child is ready, they will let you know. I have a girl that works with me (who thinks she knows everything) and she is determined to get her 7 month old baby (this is her first) to be totally potty trained by a year old.

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4NicoleLos Lunas, New Mexico
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    01/20/14
    I'm sorry. Any one that says their baby was potty trained by 1 is lying. They just don't have the cognitive abilities to do it. I'm sure it's possible but it's ridiculous.
    Parents who say that seem naive to me and think that when a child is potty trained somehow gauges their intelligence. It doesn't. At all. It's the potty.
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    01/20/14
    4Nicole
    I agree!!! Totally!!! I think she is setting herself and her daughter up for problems. She is forcing her child and her child isn't even walking yet.
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      04/08/14
      4Nicole
      I've heard of it happening but I've never seen it done before. I've seen kids as young as 18 months potty trained but not a year.
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      I'm so blessed to have my 3 beautiful girls, Marron, Havyn and Nahara and my handsome little man Kyle! I'm right now a stay at home mom (still not used to that). I've been married to my wonderful P.I.T.A husband for 7 years :)