Tag: breastfeeding

ADHD Mom: Weaning Your Nursing Child to Start Medication

  Disclaimer:  Dammit Jim, I’m a … uh, not a doctor.  None of the following should be taken as medical advice!  Also, this is not a paid endorsement for Strattera.  If the drug doesn’t work out, I will be ditching it and will be back on here to tell you how miserable the experience was. 

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Why I am Relieved World Breastfeeding Week is Over

I swear I started writing this during World Breastfeeding Week, but for a variety of reasons didn’t finish. I debated whether to even post this, being that we’ve likely reached our limit on boobie stories. But then I thought, everyone has a different experience with feeding their newborn, and as much as you may have

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Breastfeeding, Formula Feeding, and Saying Yes to Opportunities

Emily and I were on NBC30 yesterday to discuss World Breastfeeding Week; you can check out the video here. In my post this week, I discuss some further thoughts I had about breastfeeding vs. formula, our mission of non-judgment toward the parenting choices of others, and about how I almost passed up the opportunity to

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A Story for World Breastfeeding Week

World Breastfeeding Week is August 1-7, which is most definitely something to celebrate.  Yes, let’s promote awareness of breastfeeding issues, work to normalize and desexualize it, and support nursing moms by posting breastfeeding pics!  I have to admit, though, I’m feeling a little… Bitter?  Jealous?  Cheated?  Ambivalent?  It’s some combination of those, but I don’t

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The duality of breastfeeding

I wanted to tell you something pithy and sweet about breastfeeding; anything I put down just came across as insincere and trite. The truth is, nursing a child is not something easily done, or easily explained. I find the whole experience so contradictory, a few neatly packaged words aren’t enough. Breastfeeding is the most foreign

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