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To My Son, Who Sometimes Just Needs A Good Cry

To My Son, Who Sometimes Just Needs A Good Cry

Dear Kid, Everyone says you’re too big to throw tantrums. But sometimes it’s a Thursday afternoon, your whole long week of school bubbling up inside you. You asked your dad to help you get to the next level of Super Mario, but he was too […]

Tips for Gently Weaning Your Toddler

Tips for Gently Weaning Your Toddler

How long to nurse your baby or toddler is a very personal, individual decision. And it’s a choice only you can make—not your friends, your breastfeeding helpers, your mother, or your partner. You know yourself and your child. You know your day-to-day life. You know […]

It’s OK to Nurse to Sleep

As a breastfeeding helper, I get a lot of questions about nursing to sleep. Many mothers are worried that by nursing to sleep, they are setting up bad habits for their baby. They are worried that their baby will never fall asleep any other way. […]