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
Tag: extended breastfeeding
While I never imagined I would have nursed my daughter until she was over the age of two and a half, breastfeeding ended up being the best parenting tool in my arsenal and the one I reached for more than any other. Yep, I milked our breastfeeding relationship for all it was worth (pun intended).
[image credit] I’m embarking on some new career/business pursuits (more on those later), and they are, unsurprisingly, taking a physical and mental toll on me. While this was to be expected, I am nonetheless evaluating the situation to see if I might be able to take some steps to make my life easier right
Christa recently did a very sweet post about how she is still breastfeeding her two-year-old, and how she will follow her child’s lead when it’s time to wean. I’m a big fan of both extended breastfeeding and child-led weaning, which naturally go hand in hand. I nursed my older daughter, Mackenzie, until she was 22
I just read the recently published TIME article, “The Man Who Remade Motherhood,” which is an interview with Dr. Bill Sears, father of what you might call modern-day Attachment Parenting philosophy. My thoughts on the article itself and on dear old Dr. Bill can be found in my comments in response to Michelle’s post from