“And so this is Christmas….and what have you done?” Not a lot, if this blog is anything to go by! Who knew trying to redesign a website with one hand while wiping a toddlers nose with… Read More
I sometimes fear that as a blogger I must come across as terribly self-assured and confident. Here I am, spouting my parenting ideas and experiences to all and sundry. The reality is that often I’ve no idea what I’m doing.
Let’s talk about mixed feeding. One of the things that annoys me about conventional breastfeeding literature is that it can come across as pretty all or nothing: either you nurse and express breastmilk until kingdom… Read More
When I was growing up in Germany I remember seeing an art exhibition made up of supersized everyday objects: massive chairs, ginormous tables and so on. The idea was that adults could visit the exhibition… Read More
A couple of weeks ago I came across a post that broke my heart. The title says it all: “What I learned from being a breastfeeding failure“. The poor writer had suffered a terrible battle with… Read More
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… Read More