Respect your child’s needs, respect yourself OR How co-sleeping with a sleep regressing son taught me to trust the program

We just went through a few weeks of restless sleep with Bodhi waking 5-10 times a night needing comfort, food or to eliminate after sleeping through most nights for months (except where he was sick or too busy to eat all day). So finally, I Googled “restless sleep toddler” and there is a predicted sleep … Continue reading

Hate attachment parenting? Maybe it’s because you would suck at it

Advocates of attachment parenting quip that it’s a lazy way to parent. I am known to be one of those cheeky bastards. No bottles to wash. Roll over and nurse while sleeping. No crying babies. No expensive strollers and cribs. Watch me nurse while jogging, createns. Wheee! I believe some people’s resistance to attachment parenting … Continue reading

Breastfed until five: Billions around the world are warped or you’re just wrong

The Time cover speaks loud and proud. The vast majority of the world breastfeeds their children until 4 or 5 years old. Not only that, many communities breastfeed more than one child at at time and their sister’s children when need be. This needs to be seen as the normal, natural way of parenting not … Continue reading