Wisdom Passed Down Through Generations

Wisdom Passed Down Through Generations

When I am out at events, I often find myself providing impromptu potty training guidance on the spot. Sharing tips, personal experiences, and the knowledge passed down from my mother and grandmother brings me immense joy. Actually, I think It's a beautiful image: generations of women linked together by love, sharing wisdom and secrets of motherhood.

Inspired by the connection between generations and the desire to support fellow moms on their potty training journey, we created a¬†¬†MOM-TO-MOM event¬†at Sprout in Mill Valley called ‚ÄúBye Bye Diapers.‚ÄĚ This gathering is specifically designed for families considering potty training who have found themselves overwhelmed and unsure where to begin.¬†


Picture of a child being potty trained, holding a bear stuffy and the event information

At Mukupati, our approach to potty training is different. We do not believe in a one-size-fits-all approach or providing an ultimate guide that can lead to confusion and disconnection. Instead, we understand that each family, child, and woman is unique. We aim to provide guiding principles while awakening your intuition to create the perfect formula that works for you and your child. We draw on the wisdom passed down through generations and practices from diverse cultures worldwide, promoting a harmonious potty training experience without conflict or drama.

Our wise grandmothers and great-grandmothers, who didn't have the luxury of disposable diapers, didn't waste time waiting around. I found this information online: "Back in the mid-1950s, renowned institutions like Harvard found that a staggering 90 percent of 24-month-old American children had achieved an accident-free month. This remarkable statistic indicates that successful toilet training under Grandma's watchful eye occurred between the ages of 20 to 22 months." But let's shift our focus and explore the methods other cultures use for potty training. Many indigenous communities embrace a technique known as Elimination Communication, where mothers carry their babies on their backs and are attuned to their cues for elimination. Through this practice, babies can develop a heightened awareness of their bodily functions and learn to control themselves at a younger age.

It's fascinating how different cultures approach potty training, and it highlights the importance of being open-minded and flexible in our own journeys. As parents, we can draw inspiration from these diverse practices and adapt them to suit our own family dynamics. The key is to find an approach that resonates with us and aligns with our child's unique needs and development.

At Mukupati, we celebrate this diversity and encourage parents to explore various methods and techniques that promote a positive and stress-free potty training experience.

Reserve Your Spot Today: Limited seats are available for this event. Don't miss your chance to be a part of this gathering of moms. RSVP now to secure your spot.

Wishing you joy and success as you navigate the potty training journey with your child!


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