Informed is Not Extreme: A Public Response to Single Dad Laughing

Sharing information is not extreme. This is an illogical connection. Informed is Not Extreme: A Public Response to Single Dad Laughing We have been conditioned to believe that every single thing that happens to our child is our choice because Continue reading Informed is Not Extreme: A Public Response to Single Dad Laughing

12 Things Your Crying Baby Wants You to Know

Should I Comfort my Crying Baby? Thinking about crying from a baby’s perspective. After yesterday’s honest and vulnerable piece from Hailey, I asked her what she thought should follow it.  She brought herself back to the time when she was Continue reading 12 Things Your Crying Baby Wants You to Know

One Mother’s Experience with Cry It Out

by:  Hailey Williamson When I think of the times that I stood outside that bedroom door listening to my baby fuss and cry, nervously shifting my weight from foot to foot, I feel ashamed. Every instinct in my body wanted Continue reading One Mother’s Experience with Cry It Out

Alone to Confident: Parenting Outside of the Mainstream

Parenting Outside of the Mainstream

When my oldest child was born, I hid.  I kept secret the fact that we shared a bed, that I breastfed him almost around the clock and that I never, ever accepted his crying as necessary. The message from those around me was clear; Continue reading Alone to Confident: Parenting Outside of the Mainstream

Mommy Wars and Judgment Prohibited: Freeing Ourselves

mommy wars

I am about to share a novel, brilliant and simple suggestion.  You will not be prepared for it. When you hear it, your shoulders will sink, a weight will be lifted, and you will be filled with lightness and hope. Continue reading Mommy Wars and Judgment Prohibited: Freeing Ourselves

Breastfeeding: Listen Up World, We are Coming Together

World Breastfeeding Week starts tomorrow.  Lots will be shared about the miraculous composition of breastmilk.  We will talk about what it gives to baby, what it does for mother, the diseases it prevents and the ailments that it cures. This Continue reading Breastfeeding: Listen Up World, We are Coming Together