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

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

Breastfeeding: It is A Big Whoopi

The View

The View has never been known for accuracy, but a recent show which perpetuated lies about breastfeeding reached a new level of harm and irresponsibility.  Let us be clear; Breastfeeding:  It is A Big Whoopi. Welcome to Our Muddy Boots.  Continue reading Breastfeeding: It is A Big Whoopi

What I Would Tell My Brand New Mom Self

Things are different in retrospect- especially when it comes to mothering.  This is what I would tell my Brand New Mom Self.  by Jennifer Andersen I would tell her that she’s got it. That this level of demand is short-lived, Continue reading What I Would Tell My Brand New Mom Self

My Child’s Comfort is Always My Goal, and My Guide.

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