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

What can the colour of wee tell you about your health?

School nurse Claire French explains what the colour of your number 1s can reveal about your body.Read more

How to get kids to drink more water

Tried and tested methods to keep children hydrated.Read more

Potty Training Diaries #2: Using the potty away from home

In Part 2 of the potty training diaries, Nella learns to use the potty away from home.Read more

Potty Training Diaries #1: First wee on the potty

In the first installment of the Potty Training Diaries, Alina tackles the first week of teaching Nella to use the toilet.Read more

Memories of a wee and poo doctor

ERIC’s new trustee, Dr Eve Fleming, reflects on 35 years of helping children with bowel and bladder problems.Read more

Why supermarkets should stock larger nappies

Laura Rutherford has launched a petition to get supermarkets to sell bigger nappies. She explains why this is so important.Read more

Why is Henry wetting the bed on The Archers?

Could Henry be suffering from Secondary Nocturnal Enuresis?Read more