So, imagine yourself sitting around a circle with other mothers. And as per usual, the conversation turns to how much our babies are sleeping and how often they are feeding. I'm sure this isn't hard to imagine as it can be a weekly occurrence for many of us! As we sit there we start to [...]
I read an article recently that almost made me cry. It's about a celebrity that is really struggling to get her toddler to sleep. My heart breaks for her for two reasons. Firstly, because I completely understand her exhaustion and wanting her child to sleep. And secondly, because she was given bad advice that she [...]
Your child is not “protesting”…they are crying. The language sleep trainers use and the damage it causes.
(*Not ALL sleep consultants use this language. If you help parents with sleep and you don't use this language or leave babies to cry then that's great!) If you live in a developed nation and are currently raising children then you are well aware of the obsession we have with [...]
**This is an excerpt from my book, "Boobin' All Day...Boobin' All Night. A Gentle Approach To Sleep For Breastfeeding Families." Click here to find out more or to order. Sleep deprivation is something every mother understands. Being pushed to the brink of insanity from frequent night waking, that feeling of being woken [...]
"Many times I have heard mothers say, 'I will wean him when he is ready to stop'. This sounds beautiful and I do agree to a certain extent but don't get me wrong...weaning a child is not just about them. Breastfeeding is a relationship..." Yes. I am "still" breastfeeding. It's quite [...]
"I never expressed and bottle fed. It was always me doing co- sleeping and breast feeding.” Jess is pretty much my attachment parenting idol. She has done attachment parenting with all six of her children, including her triplets! Jess said, "I never knew that it was attachment parent back then. But I felt strong instincts [...]
THE TIME HAS (almost) COME!!! I am exhausted! I have been breastfeeding Mini The Milk throughout the night for 25 months now WITHOUT LYING DOWN! He hates to breastfeed lying down so the, "whip the boob out and fall back to sleep" like I did with my other two boys has not worked for me [...]