Tag: weaning a toddler

The Weaning Diaries: Part 2…The Final Chapter

A couple weeks ago I started sharing my weaning journey; for those of you who aren’t familiar with our story, Nora is two-and-a-half years old and I…I have no clue what I’m doing (ha!). In all honesty, though, I couldn’t find any pointers online about how to compassionately and effectively wean a toddler. Any advice

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The Weaning Diaries: Part 1

I’ve been nursing my daughter Nora for 940 days. I never imagined I’d be breastfeeding this long; in the beginning there, I didn’t think we’d make it past week one. But we did, and here we are, two and a half years later. I’ve decided I’m ready to wean (and honestly have been ready for awhile)

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When the time is right

This is Nora. She’s nearly two. Nora still loves to nurse. We don’t do it as often as we used to. As a busy toddler, sometimes she just can’t find the time. But she still absolutely needs a snuggle first thing in the morning, and usually looks for me when she’s tired or when she

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