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Blogging the beyond.

There’s been some yelling lately, and  I don’t feel like the model attachment parent that I feel having a blog about attachment parenting insinuates I am.  Be not fooled by my confident-sounding blog banter:  I am just an insecure parent, trying to trudge through the day. I’ve far from nailed it.  I get stressed, I yell,…

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Breastfeeding and IQ… It’s a no-brainer! – *Guest Post*

In this #FeministFriday guest post, Hannah Perkin looks at what is really failing women in their breastfeeding journeys.   This article is a response to the recent  piece from The Independent on the breastfeeding/IQ study by Dr Bernardo Lessa Horta at the Federal University of Pelotas in Brazil. I found the article incredibly difficult to read, and…

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Mindfulness with Children: progress report

A little update about what else I’ve found helpful in trying to practice mindfulness with my kids around (and even without them around!). I don’t think it’s a surprise that mindfulness and my exploration of of it is not just for me, but because I want to model it for my children. And after only…

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Latched on! The best breastfeeding advice anyone ever gave me

1.  Trust your baby Your baby was born to grow and to feed from you. It can be tempting to think, “she can’t SURELY still be hungry?!”, and you’d be right that it seems impossible. But in those early days, weeks and even months, baby’s MO is to activate the demand-supply process that tells your…

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