On Weaning: Mothering Without the Breast

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My son went to bed tonight with a headache. I know he’s really not feeling well because he fell asleep on the floor with his head resting on the pad we use to change his sister’s diapers. He didn’t have dinner or a popsicle. (He never skips a popsicle.) He woke up briefly a few…

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Preparing for a New Adventure: Tandem Nursing

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Look what I got in the mail this week… I know, right? I never thought I’d need it. Especially with my kids spaced more than 3 years apart. I have to admit, the thought of nursing both of them – at the same time – is a little daunting.¬†When I started nursing, I’d never even…

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Breastfeeding: If there's one thing I know for sure…

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Welcome to the Carnival of Weaning: Weaning – Your Stories This post was written for inclusion in the Carnival of Weaning hosted by Code Name: Mama and Aha! Parenting. Our participants have shared stories, tips, and struggles about the end of the breastfeeding relationship. _________________________________ Right from day one, I set goals for my breastfeeding…

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I will not bash a fellow mother today.

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Yesterday. Sigh. Yesterday, I had a crappy day at work. But that’s not why yesterday made me tired. Yesterday was the day Time Magazine released their Attachment Parenting article. You know, the one with The Cover. The cover depicted a quite lovely young woman nursing a quite mature-looking toddler, under the headline, “Are you mom…

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Breastfeeding Blog Hop: A Dear Jen Letter

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It’s the one year anniversary of the Breastfeeding Blog Hop! Read my letter to its founder, Jen from Life with Levi…