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How parents are ruining the environment (and what we can do about it)

By Andrea Olson | March 2, 2021 |

Please note that this episode’s show notes are *very* conversational, in that I most improvised today’s show and then got it transcribed. I’ve patched up a little bit of grammar,…

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How to Practice the Most Gentle Form of Respectful Parenting: Elimination Communication + Potty Training!

By Maru Rojas | February 23, 2021 |

This is a guest post from Maru Rojas, our certified coach serving Greater London and the South East. Please enjoy! xx Andrea If you, like me, follow a gentle and…

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How to tell a brand new mom about elimination communication (Without feeling pushy)

By Andrea Olson | February 16, 2021 |

Hi! This episode is sponsored by the Go Diaper Free certified Coach Training Program. I’ll mention it at the end of the episode as well, but I am hosting a…

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Can a non-verbal child be potty trained? Why bother ECing a kid who doesn’t yet talk?

By Laura Durkee | February 9, 2021 |

This is a guest post from Laura Durkee, our certified coach in Lima, Ohio. Please enjoy and big thanks to Laura! xx Andrea Why Bother to do elimination communication with…

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Bucking Baby! 17 Ways to Get Your Baby to Stop Resisting the In-arms Potty Position

By Andrea Olson | February 2, 2021 |

Why would a baby who you’re trying to potty in-arms (with the elimination communication hold, under their thighs, their back leaned up against your torso) all of a sudden stiffen…

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How do I start EC or toilet learning with a young toddler (12-18 months old)? (AKA “Late Start EC”)

By Andrea Olson | January 26, 2021 |

If you’ve just found out about infant potty training, or elimination communication, and your baby is between 12 and 18 months old, you’re not too late! You may feel like…

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Diaper-free Time: Are We Teaching Our Babies to Pee on the Floor?

By Andrea Olson | January 19, 2021 |

This post was originally posted on August 12, 2015, and has been fully updated on January 19, 2021 to include an audio (Podcast) version, a video (YouTube) version, and to…

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How do I balance bare-bum time and diaper-free time (And why does it matter?)

By Andrea Olson | January 12, 2021 |

When doing elimination communication with your baby, how much bare bum, naked time do you allow, and how much “diaper-free” time (with some type of a back-up) do you do…and…

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Mess-free potty learning from birth, using part-time EC

By Louisa Rickman | January 5, 2021 |

This is a guest post from Loiusa Rickman, our certified coach serving Gateshead, United Kingdom. Enjoy! xx Andrea Potty training doesn’t have to begin with older toddlers. EC is a…

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How do I move from part-time ECing to more full-time ECing?

By Andrea Olson | December 29, 2020 |

Maybe this has happened to you: you’ve been doing just the morning pee or just poops and feeling pretty good about part-time EC, but now your situation has changed, or…

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