Breastfeeding

Part of the reason that babywearing has been so easy for me to embrace is this: Charlotte and I take two walks a day. Goodness knows that I love motherhood.  I don’t even mind the poop.  But staying at home with →MORE...

Feb 01, 2010
After she wakes up in the morning, Charlotte nurses.  After she nurses, we read a book.  After we read a book, I change her diaper.  And after I change her diaper, we roll around on the alphabet mat in the living →MORE...

Jan 27, 2010
I am out of commission today.  Yesterday morning, I woke up engorged.  I was unable to pump out the excess milk and Charlotte was unable to adequately drain my supply, so I was engorged all day.  By mid-afternoon, I was dizzy →MORE...

Next Sunday, solid food will cross Charlotte’s lips for the very first time. I have been looking forward to giving my daughter solid foods since the moment that she was first put to my breast.  But now that I am faced →MORE...

Jan 14, 2010
Lately, my daughter has been a bit of a Momma’s girl. My initial thought was that this was a sort of natural boob-loyalty program.  After all, she is more able to jealously guard the milk ejectors if she is two centimeters →MORE...