In case you don’t know this by now I’m a huge fan of breastfeeding. I’ve nursed all of our babies for various lengths of time. I think our current baby will have the distinction of nursing the longest. He is just over two years old and show no intention of stopping. I’m okay with that … [Read more…]
My baby is getting bigger all the time and doing it mostly on breast milk. Not surprising except when you consider that he’s nearly seventeen months and weighs over thirty pounds. Some days are better than others for eating solids, but he probably averages an 80/20 ration between breast milk and solid foods.
A little over a week ago I ended up in the E.R. of our local hospital because my baby had croup. We’re not a family who goes to the doctor for every little sniffle, and I tend to second guess myself when we have to go to Emergency. Well, it looks like I made … [Read more…]
I like to read about other people’s lives. I enjoy posts that give me a peek into what someone else has been doing. I’m guessing at least some of my readers are the same so I thought I’d give you a peek into my afternoon yesterday. I had a lot of baking but I … [Read more…]
My baby has been sick with a slight fever for a couple of days (which partially explains why I haven’t posted yet this week). Of course it’s always worse at night so I’ve had a couple of nights of very interrupted sleep. I’ve had a lot of time to reflect in a sleepy, foggy kind … [Read more…]
This has been a fairly productive week not just for me but for the baby too. He’s started to take a few independent steps here and there. It’s so hard to believe that a year ago we were afraid he would be premature, and now he’s twenty-six pounds and getting ready to take off … [Read more…]
This week has been so much fun – writing about a subject I am passionate about. In case you missed any of the posts here is a re-cap. My experiences in breastfeeding The benefits of breastfeeding Resources for help with breastfeeding A verse about a special mother Challenges in breastfeeding The challenge of nursing twins … [Read more…]