Like me

This is not the post I set out to write. Which, in some ways, says it all. I wrote 3/4 of a different post today, about #honestmotherhood. As I was writing, I stumbled upon an anecdote I wanted to share, and it reminded me of some other stories and that reminded me of the fact that much of what ...

Motherhood Understood

Hey! It's been a long time, now hasn't it? I've missed you! And, it's been a really long time since we've gone deep. Or talked about boobs. I had the chance to do all of these things, and so much more, when I spoke to Brooke and Jen of Motherhood Understood, a place where guilt can be thrown ...

On Motherhood

By today's standards, I waited a good while before having my second child. I get the whole "two under two" and "done with diapers" things, they just weren't my bag. Instead, my kids are three and a half years apart to the week. In hindsight I am so glad that I did wait; (for so ...

Um…

So, I just decided to start weaning my daughter. She has been breastfed for 13 months and 20 days, and save a few sips of cow's milk here and there, it has been mama's milk and mama's milk only since we first met, all of those many days, and feedings, ago. I remember when nursing her used to ...

Hello, (st)operator?

I am a proud breastfeeding mama. I am certainly no lactivist, and I certainly believe in doing what works best for you. but, for us, what's certainly best has been boobies over bottles. My daughter has been exclusively breastfed for 10 1/2 months now, which, if I'm being honest, is about 4 1/2 months longer than I'd originally planned, or ...