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Elimination Communication with a Newbie Newborn and a Toddler: ‘Mom, Baby Has to Go!’

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Margo is the cheerleader: ‘Baby did a poo!!!’

I started Margo on Elimination Communication (EC) when she was 11 days old.  I was so scared the first time I took her!  Can you believe I was scared to see if my baby would do a poo or wee in a bucket.  I think being a new mom, I was even scared just to hold her!  Scared to let her cry for a second or two, etc.  Also, scared that this cool EC thing I had heard about would never work for me.  Like EC would be rocket science and I would be left changing her diapers until she was 4…   Read the rest of this entry

Toilet Paper is Totally Overrated!

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I spray my butt clean instead of wipe with toilet paper. Yes, oh yes I do.

I remember watching a talk show when I was a kid and a celebrity was asked what she felt was the best invention to modern man.

She stated, ‘Toilet paper! What did we do before TOILET PAPER?‘.

Let’s think about this one… cut down a tree and wipe your butt with it? Gross! Read the rest of this entry