Why buy from ERIC?

ERIC’s Sales Coordinator Jayne explains why supporting our online shop enables us to keep helping children and teenagers with bowel and bladder problems.Read more

Preparing your four year old for their big school adventure

What to consider as your child starts school if they struggle to use the toilet.Read more

School toilets: not asking for help

In his fourth guest post for ERIC, Dan Colegate gives an insight into how it feels to be a child who is hiding soiling accidents.Read more

Why positive experiences of school toilets are so important

Gill Kemp, the founder of Public Toilets UK is passionate about children having positive experiences of using school toilets.Read more

Facing my fears to help others

Anna, ERIC's Individual Fundraiser, explains why she's taking part in a skydive to help children and teenagers with a bowel or bladder problem.Read more

Tips for making toilet time fun

Jo Chesterman shares her strategies for encouraging her daughter to relax on the toilet after suffering with ongoing constipation.Read more

School toilets: heaven or hell?

In his third blog for ERIC, Dan Colegate explains how his bowel problems affected him as a teenager at secondary school.Read more

School toilets: tactics and timings

Dan Colegate recalls his early childhood experiences dealing with soiling accidents at school.Read more

Stool withholding: Learning lessons and passing them on

Sophia Ferguson, author of a book on stool withholding, shares her experience of raising a child that doesn't want to poo.Read more

My bowel incontinence journey - from hiding to sharing

Dan Colegate has had bowel problems his whole life. In his first blog post for ERIC he describes how he hid his problem for almost three decades.Read more

Why did ERIC's message boards change?

With the launch of our new website, we lost our old message boards but now offer different options for parents, carers, kids and teens to get online support.Read more

Volunteering with ERIC helped me get my dream job

James volunteered with ERIC for a year in the fundraising team. He says the experience he gained was 'invaluable'.Read more

What can you do if your school toilets are locked during lessons?

Ideas for how to get your school to reverse a decision to lock the loos during lessons.Read more

10 top tips for using a bedwetting alarm

If you've bought, or are considering buying a bedwetting alarm, read our tips for their successful use.Read more

How to plan a day out that isn’t spoiled by ‘little accidents’

ERIC's Trust Fundraiser Bethan is a mum of two with lots of experience of managing mini crises on family days out.Read more

Potty Training Diaries #4: Breaking the cycle of stool withholding

In the final chapter of the Potty Training Diaries Alina explains how she managed to get her daughter to poo on the potty.Read more

Tackling problems with toilet training autistic children

Advice on teaching children on the autism spectrum to use the toilet independently.Read more

Being an ERIC trustee is a big responsibility

ERIC’s Chair of Trustees, Lorna Montgomery, shares what it's like being a trustee of a small charity.Read more

Potty Training Diaries #3: Signs of stool withholding

In Part 3 of the potty training diaries, Nella develops stool withholding behaviourRead more