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The world needs a little more kindness

Becoming a parent has been an adventure. And along the way, I’ve noticed a few things. First of all, there’s a million different parenting styles, and what works for one person may not work for another. 678 more words


Breast of times, worst of times...

The whole time I was pregnant, I agonized about breastfeeding my baby. I poured over every article, book, journal,and granola blog. I made my husband miserable by asking the same questions over and over again: What if I don’t make enough milk, what if the baby doesn’t latch, what if I hate it, what if I eat the wrong things and the baby ends up growing a third ear? 1,011 more words


To Those Who Say I Was Duped

Here is something that I would like breastfeeding advocates to stop saying about me, a formula-feeding mom:

That I formula feed only because a) I didn’t have the support I needed to be “successful” or b) I was misinformed by the nefarious, sinister formula companies to take the easy route and use formula. 687 more words


Formula, Breast...Just Knock Off the Shaming

Last week, I wrote a post about formula “shamers”, people who shame formula-feeding mothers for not breastfeeding their child. If you missed it, you can read it… 88 more words


A letter.

Dear Swollen, Painful, Engorged Breasts that I never felt,

Where are you?  Charlie is one month old tomorrow already and where the hell are you?  You were promised to me – tales of old have warned me about you.   521 more words


To formula or not to formula

I’ve breastfed Fred since he was born..exclusively at first and then adding solid food to his diet from 5 months…If I couldn’t be there I pumped my boobs to replace the feeds I missed. 537 more words

New Mum

Formula Shamers, I Have One Thing To Say... 

I read an article last night about how a particular celebrity was verbally attacked for formula feeding her infant. It inspired me to write about this particular issue. 419 more words