The Heads Up.. or how parents now have to inform each other when they go to the bathroom | POTTY MOUTH

My husband and I have a hard time remembering certain details of our lives before our son was born. We remember big differences, like how instead of being woken on a Saturday morning at 5:45 by a demand for Rescuebots and apple juice, we used to sleep in on weekends and wake each other up with morning sex and then nap some more and finally venture out for a boozy brunch at 1PM. Or how, instead of painstakingly preparing a […]

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You Will Never Again Poop Alone | POTTY MOUTH

When you are pregnant, there is a long list of things that people tell you to ENJOY NOW. Sleep, fine dining, movies, travel, sex, sleep. But you know what no one ever said to me? “Enjoy the chance to poop alone because once that baby comes, forget about it.” Since becoming a mother, I have found myself in countless unimaginable circumstances. No one tells you that nursing an infant while taking a crap might be a regular occurrence and that […]

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Fun Mama Video Series: POTTY MOUTH

Introducing the most hilarious, relatable, and intimate video series all about… potty talk. Mama Ellie gets real from her bathroom about all things potty in our new web series, “Potty Mouth.” I love talking about bodily functions. It’s my favorite topic and I never get bored of it. When I’m with a new friend and I take the risk of bringing up something really gross, and they nod knowingly, confirming that it has also happened to them, I know we […]

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Are YOU Having a Christmas Baby? Read this!

One of the most annoying things about my pregnancy was that whenever I told people my son was due to be born on December 20th , they all had the same weak response: “Oh my God! What if you end up having a Christmas baby? That would be the best present EVER!” This irritated me, but I’m sure I politely smiled the way all pregnant women do when others offer their unsolicited thoughts on birth plans or breastfeeding, or say things […]

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Mystery Solved! What’s with all the pee on the seat of public restrooms??

  If you have ever spent time in a public restroom intended for females, you know that they are inexplicably disgusting. The degree of grossness ranges from pee on the seat to a bowlful of un-flushed feces to soiled sanitary napkins on the floor. It boggles the mind of a typical bathroom-goer like me who manages to put everything where it is supposed to go as well as dispose of the evidence in the appropriate receptacle. I am not ashamed […]

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