Why I AM Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week

Well. I thought I could get through this week not doing something totally polarizing and allowing all the other folks in this universe do it for me. I thought by sharing an innocuous breastfeeding trail mix recipe I would be tipping my hat to all those in the lactation trenches without really getting my feet wet. But then I read, re-read and triple read something that just really got my hackles up and now here we are. Maybe I’m extra sensitive because I’ve spent the last two days with a sick 14-month-old attached to my boob (yep, we’re still nursing). Whatever. I’m going to share what World Breastfeeding Week means to me.  Continue reading

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Breastfeeding Lifesaver: Mommy Mix

Happy World Breastfeeding Week! I’ve had so many friends give birth in the last few weeks, it’s insane. As such, I’ve gotten to go visit new squishy newborns to my heart’s content. By now, hopefully you know the basics of visiting parents of newborns (keep it short and sweet, leave your little at home and bring foods!!!) As a relatively crunchy mom, I also like to take care of mommies’ other major need in the first few weeks: breastfeeding!  Continue reading