Tag: Brazil

Happy mama elsewhere…

Take it from me: never write a blog about how to write with a baby if you want to post anything ever again. Luckily I’ve had a few writing commitments that my love of deadlines wouldn’t let me┬ámiss despite the lack of sleep, next-to-nothings naps and general life upheavals. On The Moderate Mum I once again profess my love for the ring sling. While you’re there, have a look around,…

Breastfeeding is like orange juice

A couple of weeks months ago (thank you, 8-month sleep regression) mothers all over the globe took to the trenches again over this breastfeeding study from Brazil, suggesting that breastfed babies end up smarter, richer and more educated than their formula-fed counterparts. Knowing I’ve lived in Brazil, perhaps you think I’m going to weigh in with my own experience of breastfeeding in Brazil, and whether I think the study’s location…