Sometimes writing for this blog is like therapy for me. It helps me to type something out and really focus on something I’m struggling with. Do you ever just have to talk something out with someone else and then it makes total sense to you? You finally know which path to take? Yeah, that’s what… Read More Nursing an 18-month-old
Having my son drink from a bottle is not a new thing—he gets fed both breast milk and formula from a bottle by anyone who is watching him during the day when I’m not around. However, when Lenny and I are together, I breastfeed him. As exhausting as it can get, I enjoy being the… Read More Giving my son a bottle for the first time
Oh breastfeeding… nothing can truly prepare you for it. All I knew was that I had decided to breastfeed my children, at least for the first 6 months of their life, just like the poster in my OBGYN’s office said. I thought, “What a piece of cake! Why wouldn’t every mother do this? Besides the obvious monetary benefit with not having… Read More Putting My Breast Foot Forward
Two years ago at this time, I was suffering from a severe case of mastitis. For those of you who do not know what that is, breastfeeding moms can get this infection of the breast which results in breast enlargement, inflammation and pain (ow, is all I can say just thinking about it) of the breast tissue,… Read More A Healing Journey
We have finally Weaned! ~ My little man has just turned 17 months and we have been slowing down and cutting back for the past few months. I thought we would stop at a year but it worked for us so I kept going. But when your little one can point and demand “Mulk” and… Read More I’m no Longer a Milk factory – we’ve weaned!