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Breastfeeding excuses/claims that make me want to scream.

I support breastfeeding as a first choice. That being said I understand when it doesn’t work out. From lifestyles, to mitosis, to feeding strikes or adversion. 887 more words

6 years and 3 kids later... Reflections on what it takes be a modern mother of several

Hi there! Do you remember me? Don’t worry, I won’t blame you if you don’t. I just discovered that my last post was almost a year ago, but life has been busy and I’m certain you’ve had plenty of good writers to keep you satisfied. 1,333 more words


"I Can't Wait"to Stop Waiting

Life happens so quickly. How often do you say, “time flies” or “where does the time go”? We spend copious amounts of time waiting for the next thing: I can’t wait until Friday, I can’t wait until my birthday party, I can’t wait until I get married, I can’t wait to have a baby. 627 more words

NanaNette’s Lactation Cookies

Preheat oven to 350 degree

Mix and set aside to add later

  • 3 tablespoons Flaxseed
  • 4 tablespoons of water


  • 1 cup softened butte
  • 5 tablespoons of coconut oil…
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Where have I been?

A good question. An easy, if but intense answer.

I’ve been doing what I always do: juggling the demands of mothering a tween and a toddler; battling with my second PhD exam that is, yes, taking eons; trying to keep my relationship together; beginning a semester of teaching some fantastic first year writing students; oh, and dealing with the fact that my toddler has lead poisoning. 319 more words