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Dribbles After Peeing

Your LO tells you, “all done,” after peeing in the potty, but when she stands up there are extra dribbles. Today Nicole will share some strategies to help get all of the pee *in* the potty.   You Will Hear: What might cause dribbles Whether your LO will outgrow it Strategies for helping your child…

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Interview with Melissa Ambrosini about Wholy Mama

Interview with Melissa Ambrosini about Wholy Mama 🤰🏻 Best-selling author Melissa Ambrosini joins me again to share her journey through conception, pregnancy, post-partum & introduction to motherhood. We dive into all the things together and talk about her exciting new course, Wholy Mama, and how it came into existence!   You Will Hear: Who is…

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“Help! We have complete resistance!” (part 1)

Everything was going just great – what’s up with the sudden resistance? Today on Ask Andrea, I share part 1 of the “what, how, and why” of sudden EC resistance and how you can interpret and respond to it like a parenting pro.   You Will Hear: what sudden resistance really means (hint: it’s probably…

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What’s More Convenient: EC or Diapers?

Translations of this post: Spanish This is a re-post of an article originally published by Andrea Olson on July 8, 2015 Elimination Communication is often seen as inconvenient. It’s different. Unknown. Mysterious. Potentially…{gasp}…dirty. The Truth Let me debunk this myth clearly and calmly: pottying your baby (when started and practiced properly) is actually less messy…

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

baby pooping face three - the big push

This is a re-post of an article originally published by Andrea Olson on December 27, 2017 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 lucky). The photo above is what Branson, 10 months,…

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The Nature of “Assisting” Babies with the Toilet

Does EC “force” the potty on your baby “before she’s ready”, as some have claimed? Today I unpack Maria Montessori’s groundbreaking philosophy on child development and how it perfectly meshes with the wisdom of generations of EC-ing parents around the globe. Hear how you can help your child build confidence and courage as you implement…

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How to Handle Changes as Your Baby Develops

How to handle changes

How do we handle the ups and downs of EC with a growing baby? Today I share THREE ways to respond to changes as baby develops plus tools for YOU, the parent, and the magic mindset piece for confidently rolling with change. You will hear: three ways to respond to changes in your EC rhythm…

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How I learned about Elimination Communication

Today I share the story behind it all! How I learned about elimination communication as a natural alternative to diapers and toilet training…BEFORE I was pregnant with my first baby. You will hear: about the super-mom mentor who thought EC was too complicated What the inspirational example of my “friend of a friend” how learning…

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Inconsistency in Potty Training!

Your toddler goes to the toilet willingly today, but pees his pants all day tomorrow. He tells you when he needs to go pee all week, and the following week…nothing. What gives with all the potty training inconsistency?! If YOU are experiencing inconsistency in potty training your toddler, have no fear. There is both a…

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