Breastfeeding is Natural But Often Doesn’t Come Naturally

October 21, 2009
D nursing beach

I was quoted in one of our local news papers, the Journal News, when I was a participant in the Global Breastfeeding Challenge on October 3, and the writer did such a terrible job with the article that I had to write a Letter to the Editor. There were several things wrong with the article, […]

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Funny and Thought-Provoking Breastfeeding Slogans

August 11, 2009

Do you get criticized for breastfeeding in public? I came across a funny bumper sticker about breastfeeding the other day: If my breastfeeding offends you, feel free to put a blanket over YOUR head! Two moms I follow on Twitter mentioned they respond like this to criticism about breastfeeding in public: “How much longer are […]

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How to Deal With Criticism About Breastfeeding

August 5, 2009
The International Breastfeeding Symbol

I have been asked how I deal with people who think they need to say something about my (extended) breastfeeding, so I thought I’d post my thoughts about that. I hope this helps other moms who have to deal with meddling family members or friends or even strangers. 1. I ignore them. I know what […]

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Proudly Breastfeeding a Toddler

May 31, 2009

I have been breastfeeding Landon now for 2 years and 7 months! Which means Landon is that old today. He is not my little baby anymore! He is a little man. And I am very proud and happy to still be breastfeeding him. Here is a new picture of him with his cousin Catherine, who has […]

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