This just made me feel good, thought some moms I know would also like it.
Parenting the Non-Girlie Girl
I have no idea what kind of girl Claire is going to be and I am excited to find out. I hope she changes her mind often, tries all sorts of new things and I hope that I am the supportive mother I envision myself as.
What's Hard About Covering Up To Breastfeed.
Maybe it is because I am not a breastfeeding mother but I had NO IDEA how crazy people get about it online, in real life I have had very few bad experiences with nursing in public but by the looks of the comments on articles I have read people are INSANE about it. Covering up to nurse is not something I plan on doing and its not something that I think anyone else should have to do unless they want to. Just feed your babies how you see fit and stay off those message boards because no moms are safe.
Everyone Look! I'm Pulling My Boob Out Now!
I have a few issues with this post but first I will say I see some of his points. I had never looked at his blog before this started to be circulated and I do not think I will go back, his style just isn't for me. Do people regularly send him nursing selfies? Do they post them on his blog? I guess that is the part that I found confusing. I am assuming they do, so yes I do agree with him it is his page, his rules. If he does not want pictures posted of mothers nursing their children then that is totally his right. I am happy that he is pro breastfeeding in public and just in general. What I did not like about this is how he wanted to make the reader feel [maybe I am more sensitive than others though] I am a person who posts nursing selfies, I love looking at other peoples nursing selfies, when I see women nursing I smile at them and say hi, and I do not ever use a cover to nurse in public. I understand that he was referring to the women who he thinks post them to start fights "under his digital roof" but as a reader it just rubbed me the wrong way.
I do not not use a cover to start fights, I do not take and occasionally share photos of it to bother other people and I have yet to see someone I know do either of those things. Anyway this was an interesting read and please flood my page with your nursing selfies. I ADORE THEM.
Totally beautiful and when I am feeling down this is the perfect pick me up.
- Good mothers love their children.
Why I don't Make My Son Share.
This was so interesting to me, I hadn't really thought about sharing yet but I have seen my friends with older kids go through this and I have seen both situations play out well, we will see what happens when it is time. When it comes to communal toys I have mixed feelings that I don't know how to share just yet [no pun intended] but I really enjoyed this article.
Your pre-pregnancy body: why you might not want it back."And every day, no matter what it looks like, I want you to look yourself in the mirror and say: “Hey there, Hot Stuff – you’re looking good today.” Then, grab that baby and walk out the door knowing your body is magnificent."