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Mayim Bialik and Her Must-Read Book “Beyond the Sling” About Gentle Attachment Parenting

March 9, 2012

I rushed off to New York City on Wednesday to meet one of my role models — a fellow extended breastfeeding and attachment parenting advocate: Mayim Bialik (who played Blossom). I’m sure she’s sick of being introduced like that and I have a feeling that the success of her first book that was just released […]

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Who Helped You Learn How to Breastfeed?

August 29, 2009
Landon at four months. Little Buddha.

Breastfeeding definitely needs to be learned, it doesn’t come easy to most women. It took me two sleepless, painful weeks and visits to two lactation specialists to get the hang of it. The first one was useless, the second a godsend. I credit Corky Harvey (MS, RN, IBCLC) for my breastfeeding success and the fact […]

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How I Became an Attachment Parenting Mom

June 4, 2009
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People sometimes ask me why or how I became an attachment parenting parent, and that made me wonder myself. The truth is that I never planned to be an attachment parent, I didn’t even know about it until Landon was about two years old. It wasn’t until a few months ago that I finally made […]

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Health Benefits for Mothers Who Breastfeed

April 22, 2009
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I am breastfeeding a 2 ½-year-old toddler, and I have no problem doing it in public. In fact, I am so proud and glad that I am still breastfeeding that I have a breastfeeding counter on the bottom of my blog page! You would expect strangers to give me looks, but I actually have to […]

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