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The Reluctant Formula Feeding Mummy's Guide to Surviving International Breastfeeding Week

From the 1st to the 7th of August 2015 is International Breastfeeding Week. And this week, for Mums like me who, for whatever reason, didn’t manage to breastfeed, or not for as long as we intended, it can be a pretty crap week to get through. 783 more words

Parenting

Parent Shaming #mom #mommy #MomLife #parenting

Last Friday I wrote a post about the opinions of others when it comes to homeschool. What started out as that, morphed into writing a post about the new trend in parent shaming—a detour, if you will, so in an effort to keep to my point, instead of going off in a completely different direction, I thought I’d touch on the subject in a different post. 303 more words

Life As A Mom

Breastmilk or formula: what's behind your choice?

I can’t fully describe the experience of becoming a parent. Intensive mixture of images and emotions which I’ve never experienced before came to me within first few days of having a baby and this changed me as a person. 817 more words

Parenting

Our Breastfeeding "Journey"

In light of it being International Breastfeeding Week next week, I thought it might be a good time to discuss our short-lived breastfeeding journey.

This isn’t an easy post for me to write. 1,780 more words

Parenting

I Stopped Breastfeeding and Lived to Tell the Tale

I am a mother of a 3 1/2 month-old boy, and I do not breastfeed.  It took me about three months to be able to say that sentence without feeling like I need to crawl under a rock and hide afterwards.   1,330 more words

Breastfeeding

ON BEING EXCLUDED FROM THE CLUB

ON BEING EXCLUDED FROM THE CLUB

Originally published March 9, 2015

Mommy Wars.

It’s almost impossible not to get caught up in them. Before you even conceive, you’re already on one side or the other on a multitude of issues you may not have even thought were that big a deal – but will define you as a parent. 762 more words

The Google Research Experts ie. Other Parents

So you’ve had a baby. For 40 odd weeks you’ve anticipated the arrival of your tiny bundle of joy. You can’t believe how tiny he is. 629 more words

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