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The Day I Got My Boobs Out For TV

I never set out to write about breastfeeding on this blog, but with our challenges with tongue tie, cows milk protein intolerance and of course various news stories about public feeding, it’s become one of my most frequent and most read topics. 712 more words



April is wrapping up and it will be summer before I know it. I thought it would be a good time to review my goals for the year. 807 more words


An open letter to my son: I'm sorry for circumsizing you

This letter originally appeared at The Purple Mama on October 13, 2013.

My sweet Buddy,

First of all, I love you and I’m so very proud of you. 503 more words


Hard Decisions

I have been spreading myself emotionally thin over the past few weeks. It has caught up to me in a series of almost continuous dissociation, hypomanic episodes, angry and physically violent outbursts, and self-harm. 373 more words


Breastfeeding a Newborn

It’s hard to wrap my mind around the fact that in just a few short months I will be curled up in bed breastfeeding a sweet little new born girl. 1,287 more words


U.S. mom detained at airport over breast-milk dispute wins $75K in lawsuit

PHOENIX – A Southern California woman who was held at a Phoenix airport four years ago after refusing to have her breast milk X-rayed said Wednesday she has reached a tentative settlement with the Transportation Security Administration. 502 more words


Breastfeeding: Wading Through Advice and Resources to Find Your Way to Success

From the moment I put my first baby to the breast, the advice started. Nurses, doctors, lactation consultants, relatives, friends, strangers, instructional books, discussions on the Internet, support groups, my dissatisfied baby; they all had something important for me to make sure I followed! 1,283 more words