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

When Elimination Communication Backfires: Potty Pause

“Potty Pauses” are a normal part of Elimination Communication particularly when your baby is hitting new developmental milestones such as crawling, standing, walking etc … Like anything, there are always drawbacks, setbacks and times when it just backfires! Recently we have been having a serious potty pause to the point that I wonder if I have any wisdom… Continue Reading

Elimination Communication for Everyone

I have to admit that I am obsessed with Elimination Communication (EC). It is an ancient practice of natural infant hygiene – sometimes called  infant potty training or potty whispering I prefer just to call it ECing.  Many people find the concept interesting, perhaps wacky and ultimately don’t even bother trying it because it seems like hard… Continue Reading