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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Breastfeeding Helps Children Avoid Braces and Other Facts

December 30, 2011

I got a nasty, personally attacking comment on one of my latest posts and at first I was going to just delete it — because there is no room for nasty, personally attacking comments on Dagmar’s momsense. But then I got over feeling undeserving of such an unkind comment and decided to respond instead — […]

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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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World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) 2011

August 3, 2011

It’s World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) 2011 (1-7 August 2011)! I like how they put this: “Each of us plays a variety of roles and has the most powerful tool needed – a voice to talk to others about why breastfeeding matters, not only for health and well-being, but also for the environment, for women’s rights, […]

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