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

Attachment Parenting: What One Family Wants You To Know

Attachment Parenting in real life. Welcome to the I Am Mom! Enough! Carnival hosted by Jennifer at Hybrid Rasta Mama and Mandy at Living Peacefully with Children. This Carnival is dedicated to empowering ALL parents who practice and promote and Continue reading Attachment Parenting: What One Family Wants You To Know

A Natural End To Our Breastfeeding Relationship

I certainly never imagined nursing my 4.5 year old!  Come on- he would be old enough to ask for it, have teeth and be eating full-fledged food for cyring out loud! But here we are, and just a few days Continue reading A Natural End To Our Breastfeeding Relationship

Our Children Share Our Bed: Shame on You “Super”nanny.

Every once in a while I turn on the show “Supernanny”.  This past Friday, the voice narrating deemed one of the most wonderful and thoughtful parenting choices my husband and I have made, “shameful.” I am an intelligent parent.  I Continue reading Our Children Share Our Bed: Shame on You “Super”nanny.

YOU STILL NURSE YOUR ALMOST FOUR YEAR OLD ?!

Yep.  Not often, but I still do. I know this is shocking to some people.  It happens behind more closed doors than you realize and it is sad that families feel the need to hide this choice. There are lots Continue reading YOU STILL NURSE YOUR ALMOST FOUR YEAR OLD ?!