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Encouraging Independent Play: A special conversation with Avital from the Parenting Junkie

By Andrea Olson | March 30, 2021 |

If your little is NOT playing independently yet, you could be setting yourself up for a difficult parenting journey 🤨 Today, I welcome on Avital from The Parenting Junkie and…

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Starting Elimination Communication at 2 years old: Is EC age-appropriate for older toddlers?

By Andrea Olson | March 23, 2021 |

Today I’m going to answer a question from one of our readers about whether to start Elimination Communication at 2 years old. Is Elimination Communication (EC) age-appropriate for older toddlers,…

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Privacy on the potty: How to know your baby needs privacy to use the toilet, and how to give it

By Andrea Olson | March 16, 2021 |

Tell me if this has happened to you: Your baby has been using the potty fine and all of the sudden is resistant and won’t sit on the potty, perhaps…

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No mo’ diapers: What to do if you run out of diapers

By Laura Durkee | March 9, 2021 |

This is a guest post from Laura Durkee, our certified coach in Lima, Ohio. Some links here may earn her a referral commission. We only refer to products or services…

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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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