March 2, 2018

Breastfeeding an Older Child and Weaning with Love

I have two beautiful girls. They are now aged six-and-a-half, and nearly four. I always believed I would breastfed my babies when I had them. My mother had […]
March 2, 2018


“As my baby gets bigger (more than a year), I feel like I’m constantly pushing her hands away from “twiddling” my other nipple.  I know it […]
March 2, 2018

Childfree Wedding Invite

“A good friend of mine has invited my husband and me to her wedding in a few months’ time. The invitation, however, is not extended to […]
March 2, 2018

My Favorite Place

We were waiting for our food to be served at the restaurant and the children decided to pass the time with a game. One person had to guess a […]
March 2, 2018

Together Early and Often

Mother and baby need to be together early and often to establish a satisfying relationship and an adequate milk supply. Nadine has written about her mothering beliefs to […]
March 2, 2018

Friendship Challenges

“My friend and I have babies only a few weeks apart. It was great supporting each other throughout our pregnancies but now it has changed as […]
March 2, 2018

Enjoy Your Children While They’re Young

“I frequently have mothers of older children tell me to “enjoy my children while they are young” because they regret that they did not savour the precious […]
March 2, 2018

Being an At-Home Mother

While I was growing up, and during my pregnancy with my first child, Finn, now three and a half, I always thought I would work outside the […]
January 10, 2018

Musings on Mothering

Musings on Mothering, edited by Teika Bellamy, is a fundraiser for LLLGB. The book is an anthology of art, poetry and prose about pregnancy, birth and […]