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how to make mom friends

Time for a confession. I’ve joined a cult. Ok, not really. Even though we are a secret group that you can’t get into unless you know someone, and we do have a secret language that most people don’t understand. We’re actually just a group of...
breastfeeding is not normal

breastfeeding is not normal

Breastfeeding is a normal biological process. It’s normal for many mothers and children. But it’s far from normal in the U.S. today. The reaction to Time Magazine’s cover this week demonstrates that. Any woman who has breastfed past a year could have...
when bad deeds go unpunished

when bad deeds go unpunished

The other day in a forum that I visit occasionally, a mom posted a question about discipline. She was having trouble figuring out how to handle bad behavior in her highly sensitive son. She wrote in the forum “I know this behavior can’t go...
why you should breastfeed

why you should breastfeed

The title of this post is misleading. I’m not going to preach at you–chances are someone has already done that. Nor am I going to list all the health benefits of breastfeeding–I know plenty of people have done that. Actually, I’m going to tell...

tandem nursing is better than it’s cracked up to be

You may remember back during World Breastfeeding Week I wrote a post about how I used to think breastfeeding was gross. Which is hilarious if you know me, because now I talk about all the time and do it everywhere without a cover or any real attempt at discretion,...