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Overwhelm Starting at 8 weeks old: Should I even try??

By Andrea Olson | January 25, 2022 |

Feeding, pottying, sleeping (and the lack thereof!) – it can feel like everything is new with a new baby! Here’s how to take EC from feeling like “too much” to…

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Getting Caregivers to Consistently EC (at home babysitter and nanny)

By Andrea Olson | January 18, 2022 |

What do you do when your babysitter gives you a weird look about EC? How can you give caregivers the tools and confidence to practice EC with your child even…

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Newborn Poops While Nursing: What to do!

By Andrea Olson | January 14, 2022 |

That look, that grunt…right smack in the middle of breastfeeding (or bottle feeding). What is an EC-ing mama to do with poops during a feed? Learn why this happens, how…

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Picky Eaters 101 (+ Helping Your Little Kids Eat Healthy!): An interview with Jennifer of Kids Eat in Color

By Andrea Olson | January 4, 2022 |

Dietician mom Jennifer thought she knew ALL the tricks to healthy eating…until her son refused to eat what she served! Hear how Jennifer met experience with expertise and refreshed her…

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The Purpose of a Pottytunity: Why we offer the potty when it might not yield a catch!

By Andrea Olson | December 28, 2021 |

What are pottytunities and when can you use them in your EC or potty training journey? Hear about the practice EC parents rave about as “EC magic”, including four easy…

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How Shayla did EC with her baby: An interview with Hey Shayla!

By Andrea Olson | December 21, 2021 |

When a friend told new-mom Shayla she should check out EC, Shayla said, “what on earth is that?” Hear Shayla’s EC journey (including the surprise pregnancy that started it all),…

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Mama Posture + Back Pain While Pottying Your Baby

By Andrea Olson | December 14, 2021 |

You get the signal, you scoop up your babe, you’re in position over the sink and cueing…but ugh, Baby is heavy! Is struggling with in-arms pottying a rite of passage…

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How to Solve Potty Resistance During Wrap-up: For Elimination Communication and Potty Training

By Andrea Olson | December 7, 2021 |

Your EC experience was going great until you started to pass the baton. Then, wham, resistance! What does this mean? Is the process doomed to failure? Should you just “wait…

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Biological Sleep + Reclaiming Parenthood without Fear (plus EC!): An interview with Taylor Kulik

By Andrea Olson | December 1, 2021 |

Sleep – we all know we need it, but how to get it with a baby or toddler? Should you “sleep train”? What if it doesn’t feel right? Who do…

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How Early Can I Start Potty Training? : And which tools should I use to potty train at that age?

By Andrea Olson | November 23, 2021 |

Is it ok to start potty training “early” and how early is too early? What about “readiness”? And how long should the process take? Today we’ll also explore the decision…

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