Branson's 17 month Elimination Communication Update

By Andrea Olson | August 6, 2018 | 17 Comments
Branson 17 months

Perhaps you know that my youngest is now 17 months old…and may want to know where we are these days regarding his Elimination Communication progress. (Even if you're only on…

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At what age can I potty train my child?

By Andrea Olson | July 23, 2018 | 43 Comments

New parents in the western world are constantly wondering: when can I begin potty training? (Some don’t even realize that, with the right information, they can even begin potty training their…

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The dangers of early potty training: Do they really exist?

By Rebecca Mottram | April 23, 2018 | 10 Comments
The Dangers of Early Potty Training - do they really exist? 1

This is a re-post of an article originally published by Rebecca Mottram here on March 16, 2018, at Most British terms have been replaced with US terms for ease of…

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Make a paradigm shift: Diapers are a back-up, not full-time toilets

By Andrea Olson | April 21, 2018 | 11 Comments

Primitive “diapering” methods often involved placing soft, absorbent materials under baby's bottom inside the sling or papoose. Their purpose was to add extra protection during times of cold weather, travel,…

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The Ultimate Guide to EC Back-ups: When to use which undergarments during elimination communication

By Andrea Olson | April 13, 2018 | 20 Comments
The Ultimate Guide to EC Backups - when to use which undergarments for elimination communication

When beginning Elimination Communication with a baby or young toddler, you may be wondering what to expect as far as back-ups go. (If you aren't wondering yet, then you're still…

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This is how we got Cooper to stop peeing the bed at night at 2.5 years old.

By Andrea Olson | March 14, 2018 | 17 Comments
how we got 2.5 year old to stop peeing the bed at night

Hi. It’s time to take a peek into my household today and see what Andrea’s doing to potty her 2.5 yr old and 1 yr old at night. As you…

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How to hold a newborn baby over the potty

By Andrea Olson | February 16, 2018 | 5 Comments
pottying newborn branson from above

Many parents want to start Elimination Communication with their babies as early as possible. When they find out that EC can be started at birth, the first question is: How…

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Pottying in the car line…with no top hat potty, no diapers, no wipes.

By Andrea Olson | February 12, 2018 | 20 Comments
pottying in the car line

This week in the elementary school car line (which is the loooong line of cars I wait in while my 2nd grader is released from school), I was quite unprepared…

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Successful Potty Training with your Daycare

By Danielle Gajewski | January 22, 2018 | 1 Comment

Parents, you may be wondering how to be successful at potty training while your child is in daycare much of the day. Today's post is a guest post by Danielle Gajewski,…

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Why I'm only catching the morning pee (or poo) lately.

By Andrea Olson | December 27, 2017 | 24 Comments
baby pooping face three - the big push

We are going through an elimination communication potty pause. Yes, yours truly, Andrea Olson, queen of infant potty training, also has potty pauses. But. I am catching the morning pee (and poo if I'm…

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