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Breast feeding is a loaded word. Those who do are labeled ‘lactivists’ and those who don’t are labeled ‘lazy’ or even worse, ‘bad mothers’. Unfortunately arrogance and a feeling of superiority come naturally and easily to many of us.  The idea that ‘if I can do it so can she’ has sadly pressured  many mothers to actually lie about it and pretend to breastfeed while their baby is on the bottle- only to escape harsh judgment. Read More →

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This post is not for you, and you, and you. It’s scary and quite depressing.

It is about child birth, so if you are the squeamish type, please close this window and go paint a rainbow or think about mangoes and long afternoon naps. Plus this post is super long. Even longer than it takes my baby to swallow one morsel. That’s like five eternities. So plant that butt right there. Read More →

As first-time parents we were pretty clueless about many of the Dos & Don’ts of parenthood. One guiding light was my sister who has two little boys and has been through the same rigmarole. She advised us to make some major purchases during pregnancy. Once the baby arrives, NO time for anything else. It would be JUST baby. Also, it’s a good time to learn to operate the purchase. Read More →