extended breastfeeding

My Interview About Attachment Parenting on Yes and Yes

February 8, 2014

Have you ever wondered about attachment parenting? Sarah from Yes and Yes asked me to write about my experience with attachment parenting for her True Stories interviews, and I was thrilled to answer her questions. I don’t get to write about attachment parenting, (extended) breastfeeding, or bed sharing much anymore now that L is 7 […]

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Attachment Parenting Isn’t Martyrdom, It’s About Following Your Instincts

May 15, 2012

I breastfed my son until he was 5 1/2 and have had a wonderful experience with attachment parenting. I never once felt like a martyr. Wanting to be close to my baby and reacting to his needs immediately came naturally. I was following my maternal instinct, and that felt right, and my baby was responding […]

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Controversial Time Magazine Cover of Breastfeeding Mom

May 11, 2012

Time magazine got everyone talking — and that’s the whole point of the cover photo they chose for their most recent edition. The cover is a photograph of blogger Jamie Lynne Grumet, 26, with her breast exposed and nursing her son, who is almost four years old and standing on a little chair to reach […]

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Would You Breastfeed For 5 Years If You Could?

November 3, 2011
mom nursing preschooler in public on a ferry, extended breastfeeding

Were you wondering? Yes, I’m still breastfeeding Landon. But I have a new rule to nudge him toward weaning (see box below). Why am I going public with this? Because I’m not ashamed of it. Because I’m glad I can still breastfeed him after struggling so much in the beginning. Because I don’t care that […]

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