Assembled a spaceship out of Lego bricks Assembled a vampire castle out of Lego bricks Tied (with one hand) the strings of a babydoll’s pajama pants Made peanut butter and jelly sandwiches Discussed mold remediation with a contractor Made eye contact with one of my former college students, whom I was paying to . . . → Read More: Things I Did This Week While Also Nursing
My last-ever baby is 10.5 months old. When he turns one, I will stop pumping my milk for him while I’m working. I have no intention of weaning him, but boy! I’m excited to never pump again. Has anyone ever sat down to a breast pump and thought, wow! Isn’t this great? No.
I only . . . → Read More: The Final Countdown: Stopping Pumping at One Year
“You’re still doing that?”
“You’re the only person I know nursing this long.”
“Isn’t he too old for that if he can ask you for it?”
“Shouldn’t your baby be drinking whole milk by now?”
“Breastmilk isn’t any good after one year. Why are you still nursing?”
“When are you going to wean??”
The . . . → Read More: Fact-Based Responses for “You’re Still Doing That?” and Other Comments
Well, I did it. I left my children with my parents and drove away back home to Pittsburgh. I almost backed out and brought my Felix back with me–when I got up in the morning he ran over and asked me to cuddle him and I just melted into a pile of mush.
. . . → Read More: Camp Grandma Underway!
My family just took a trip to Arizona to celebrate my sister’s 40th birthday. We decided not to purchase a ticket for my 18-month old and I had him on my lap for the flight. Safety considerations aside, I see now why people purchase seats for their toddlers. What a mess!
A terrible . . . → Read More: Flying with a Toddler On My Lap
My kids don’t sleep for very long intervals. At our house, the phrase “sleep like a baby” is code for “wake up every 2 hours” or “only fall begrudgingly asleep after extensive marching, jiggling, and rending of clothes by your grown-ups.”
My Felix, at 17 months, still wakes twice each night. This is sort . . . → Read More: Night Weaning
Why is nursing a child over the age of 1 so “shocking” to so many people?? I was reading another blog post on extended weaning a few weeks ago and it got me thinking about it – and about my own feelings – and changing feelings on the subject.
I nursed my son until . . . → Read More: Extended Nursing…