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Almost 16 Month Update

I haven’t written in a while, so I thought I would check in. Ellie is almost 16 months old (really something like 15.5), and there’s a lot of new stuff going on. 1,279 more words


What I've learned as a Mom So Far (Part 1)

*Originally posted August 22nd, 2014 on my Pagan blog; Serpent, Wolf and Raven*

Part I: Breast Isn’t Always Best

I had always planned on breastfeeding my children, even before they were ever in the cards. 458 more words

Mama & Baby E.

I had the honor of meeting up with this mama and her 9 month old nursling. We got to hang out in the sun-room of their home where she homebirthed Baby E. 59 more words


Breastfeeding my second baby - part three

A summary of my breastfeeding experience so far wouldn’t be complete without talking about how my baby’s personality played a role.  Thinking back over these past nine months, it’s really quite amazing how much our breastfeeding relationship has evolved as Bo has gotten older. 535 more words



Mastitis. Sounds like some kind of made  up disease to put even the keenest of mothers-to-be off the concept of breastfeeding! Lying here in my second bath of the day, rattling with antibiotics and painkillers and the associated squirmy tummy to go with,  I don’t feel like a very happy chappy. 478 more words


Keep Breastfeeding!

Research matters, and a small group of scientists in Norway is keenly interested in Diastasis Symphysis Pubis. Lucky for all of us, a longitudinal study of thousands of Norwegian women has provided data for them to mine. 449 more words

Baby Care

Surviving Breast Feeding in the Early Weeks.

As I’ve mentioned before Adrienne AKA Squishy was the first of my babies that I successfully breastfed. Four things helped me successful in this journey,that still happens(although not as often) to this day! 454 more words