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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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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Potty Training Boys vs Girls (with a giveaway from Potty Pets)

Are you team #Boymom or #Girlmom? Or maybe, like me, you have one of both. When it comes time to potty train, is there REALLY a difference between potty training boys vs girls? We dove deep into the depths of the internet to bring you the lowdown on this question. What does SCIENCE say about Potty Training Boys vs. Girls? FACT: Most girls potty train earlier than boys. (I’m not gonna extrapolate to say that us females are smarter… but, […]

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REAL Potty Training Tips – Get it done in 24 to 48 hours | Sponsored by Splatter Shield

(This post is sponsored by Splatter Shield. We only share things we absolutely LOVE with our MomCavers. Some links are affiliate links, which means if you buy through that link, we make a commission at no extra cost to you.) Potty Training is so much fun! NOT. It’s stressful, time consuming, messy and downright heart breaking. Poke around the internet and you’ll get all types of advice about charts and rewards and teaching infants how to do it from birth and […]

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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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How To Get Boys To Pee Standing Up

I have been a parent for almost four years, and so far the experience is a never-ending process of working on something. Working on sleep training, working on potty training, working on NOT telling Grandma “I hate you and I wish you would go back to Florida”. (Any tips on that last one are more than welcome. That’s why there’s a comments section below.) But I never thought I’d lose sleep Googling, “how to get boys to pee standing up.” […]

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