Important Parenting Things I Wish I’d Known Sooner – Hindsight is a Wonderful Thing

Some parents may be in a position to have planned exactly how they will parent their children before they are even born. Others, like me, assumed it would just be whatever it would be and all would work out fine. When the reality hits and you can’t even work out whether it’s morning or night,Continue reading “Important Parenting Things I Wish I’d Known Sooner – Hindsight is a Wonderful Thing”

Nursing Aversion and Internal Anger SOLVED

Brief update to everyone who’s been following my blog. I wrote a post previously about nursing aversion, and another post about unbearable internal anger I was feeling regarding my toddler’s thumb sucking. I had to continued doing more work to try and resolve these issues and am pleased to say both battles have now largelyContinue reading “Nursing Aversion and Internal Anger SOLVED”

Breastfeeding Stigma – What Can We Do About It?

What can each of us breastfeeding Mum’s do to ditch the stigma of breastfeeding? Talk about our breastfeeding experiences openly, acknowledge fellow breastfeeding Mum’s, educate ourselves so we can teach others, be assertive and confident in what we are doing. This blog post offers more details on how to reduce the stigma around breastfeeding, breastfeedingContinue reading “Breastfeeding Stigma – What Can We Do About It?”

Breastfeeding – The Whole Truth Part 3: Tandem and Triandem Nursing

Planning for a second child is not always an easy decision, especially if you are still breastfeeding another baby. When you discover you’re pregnant you are now already tandem feeding and this blog will help with some points to consider. If you discover you are pregnant with twins, you may wonder if it’s even possibleContinue reading “Breastfeeding – The Whole Truth Part 3: Tandem and Triandem Nursing”

Breastfeeding – The Whole Truth Part 2: Longterm Nursing

The health benefits and your child’s comfort from breastfeeding can motivate you to continue feeding longer term. By now, you and your child no doubt have the act of breastfeeding mastered. What you did not anticipate was the uneducated and demeaning societal pressures around extended breastfeeding, nursing aversion, or considering having another baby while stillContinue reading “Breastfeeding – The Whole Truth Part 2: Longterm Nursing”

Breastfeeding – The Whole Truth Part 1: The Newborn Stage

Breastfeeding evolves throughout the journey, as our newborn babies turn to toddlerhood, the different breastfeeding challenges, emotions and rewards unfold too. The newborn breastfeeding journey can sometimes start rocky and longterm breastfeeding can also turn taxing. Some mothers choose to have their babies close together in age and have the option of tandem or triandemContinue reading “Breastfeeding – The Whole Truth Part 1: The Newborn Stage”