Happy 2nd Birthday!

BiP just celebrated her 2nd birthday.
I can’t believe it’s been 2 years since she arrived and changed our lives forever.
To celebrate I’ve decided to write her a letter.
In a few years she’ll be able to read it for herself. Continue Reading

Elimination Communication is for Everyone!

This post was original written for “The Survival Guide for Rookie Moms” last May. I stumbled upon Elimination Communication (EC) when I was pregnant. The minute I realised that there was an alternative to years of changing diapers I was sold. Ironically EC is considered to be a controversial stance in infant hygiene although it… Continue Reading

Taking EC to the next level!

We’ve had a great Elimination Communication journey so far. We’ve had some impressive times when it’s backfired too! I have decided this week to take things to the next level. Continue Reading

Why I hate cloth diapers.

When I was pregnant with BiP I contemplated cloth diapering … then I thought about it and decided that if we were going to practice Elimination Communication then maybe we’d be better off just skipping the whole cloth diapering thing. In all honesty I am not sure how much more environmentally friendly they are –… Continue Reading

Elimination Communication in Macy’s NYC?

We are on a family holiday to New York and, as you do, we hit the shops! My husband was watching BiP as I went in search of some new, breastfeeding friendly clothes (I’ll save that for another post) when I heard “Ameena, come quick! You HAVE to see this! Now THAT is hardcore Elimination Communication!”… Continue Reading

Making clothes more EC friendly!

Do you have a lot of bodies that you don’t put your baby in because they are pain to EC with? I know I am sick of having to deal with the snaps and make sure they don’t dangle into the potty. The few times that BiP has peed on the bit that fell down… Continue Reading

When Elimination Communication Backfires

As great as ECing is, I have to admit that, there are times when you just want your baby to go in their diaper. When it’s all going well, this, can be, confusing to your little one. Yesterday I was talking to a friend about ECing and I started thinking of the incidents we’ve had… Continue Reading