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RIE + EC – do they mix?

By Andrea Olson | September 28, 2021 |

Over the years I’ve been approached by many, many parents who are practicing RIE – which is a form of respectful parenting that focuses on not interrupting a baby’s play…

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The Unexpected Benefits of Early Potty Training

By Tracy Gillett | September 21, 2021 |
it's the journey

This is a guest post from Go Diaper Free Certified Coach Tracy Gillett, who blogs at Raised Good and teaches parents EC (and many other things) in the Vancouver area…

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Gassy/Fussy Babies: 5 ways to help your baby fuss less and unlock more success with elimination communication

By Andrea Olson | September 14, 2021 |

Anyone who’s tried to decode their newborn baby’s various cries and fusses knows that it can be virtually impossible! Is baby hungry? Tired? Cold? Uncomfortable? In pain? (Or, for those…

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Using EC for…your menstrual cycle?? How to “catch” your blood in the toilet instead of a pad or tampon

By Jennifer Renee | September 7, 2021 |
Jennifer Chu - Certified Coach

Andrea here! I just want to add before we begin that I, thinking I was the ONLY one who did this, have also been “catching” my monthly cycle in the…

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Encouragement: Success Stories from Moms who do Elimination Communication with their Babies

By Andrea Olson | August 31, 2021 |

Today I’m gonna share a bunch of testimonials from mamas (and one daddy) who’ve done Elimination Communication and/or potty training with their babies, using the Go Diaper Free resources as…

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Successful Potty Training with your Daycare

By Danielle Gajewski | August 24, 2021 |

This post was originally posted on January 22, 2018, and has been fully updated on August 24, 2021 to include an audio (Podcast) version, a video (YouTube) version, and to…

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Kaiva’s story – 11 years later!

By Andrea Olson | August 17, 2021 |

My oldest son turns 11 years old this week!! (Geez, that means I am also older, y’all! Ahhhh!) In celebration of this wonderful event, I’d like to share a little…

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How EC Helped Ease My Mommy Guilt

By Jessica Barra | August 10, 2021 |
EC eases mommy guilt

  This post was originally posted on April 21, 2016, and has been fully updated on August 10, 2021 to include an audio (Podcast) version, a video (YouTube) version, and…

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Disposables vs compostables vs cloth diapers: What’s the best diaper for doing elimination communication?

By Andrea Olson | August 3, 2021 |

Today we’re going to have a lively debate: what is the best diaper for elimination communication? Are disposable diapers okay for elimination communication, or should they be avoided at all…

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How To Start Your EC Day Right

By Jen Cutright | July 27, 2021 |
Montessori EC room set up 1

This post was originally posted on February 11, 2016, and has been fully updated on July 27, 2021 to include an audio (Podcast) version, a video (YouTube) version, and to…

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