Potty Party | Episode of POTTY MOUTH Mom Web Series

Potty training is the weirdest, isn’t it? You buy books and read up on methods, you let your kids run around naked from the waist down and pee all over the floor, you reward them with candy when they poop on cue in the right receptacle… and that’s just the regular stuff. Depending on your personality and how desperate you are to achieve the goal, it gets much more bizarre. Twin Peaks level, even. My mother asserts that I was […]

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Tampon Tale | POTTY MOUTH Mom Web Series

The other day, I was enjoying some delightful outdoor time in Bryant Park with my 4-year-old in what we called “Goldilocks weather”, when I coughed and realized that I needed to change my tampon immediately. If you are a man and have no idea what I’m talking about, ask the nearest female. Or just use your imagination, and trust me that it’s probably worse than what you’re picturing. Anyway, we were right near the New York City public library, which […]

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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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