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Ok, I don’t want this blog to be my personal soap-box, but this issue is unbelievably deserving of outrage. An agency in Madrid that supposedly provides shelter and support to poor mothers took a young Morrocan immigrant’s 15 month old … Continue reading
So, for the past month or so, Leo has been having symptoms of pre-teething: drooling, chewing his hands, biting on things (and me), etc. Yesterday, all of this went to a whole new level. Drooling like crazy, insane fussiness, chewing … Continue reading
Welcome, October Carnival of Breastfeeding readers!
Before I had Leo, I imagined us having an easy time breastfeeding. I imagined us, in soft focus, staring lovingly into each other’s eyes, knowing exactly what to do, bonding in a nearly tangible aura of joy.
That is NOT how it worked out. Continue reading
Tomorrow is my first day back to the office after my maternity leave. I can’t believe the day has finally come. On the one hand, I’ve always enjoyed this time of year because going back to school was my favorite … Continue reading
Sorry for the radio silence of late. We’ve been busy and I’ve been too tired to make any good sense in writing. We are up in Michigan right now. Joe got a job at the U of M in Flint, … Continue reading
Now that we have Leo home (yay!), we are suffering from lack of sleep (boo). That’s why I’ve been AWOL for the past week. We seem to be working things out bit by bit, but it has been rough figuring … Continue reading
This morning, I sat next to Leo’s bed while he slept, thinking about how much I wanted to rip the damn monitor wires out of the machine the next time they beeped. They drive me CRAZY. At first, we watched … Continue reading
Woohoo! More later.
Leo and I started practicing breastfeeding today. He hasn’t yet reached his goal of 55 mL per feeding, but he is tolerating 30 very well, so they thought that I could start trying him on the breast. We are doing … Continue reading