Category Archives: Attachment Parenting

Natural Birth, Baby, and Beyond Podcast

I am planning to start a podcast to discuss issues around pregnancy, birth, parenting, sexuality, natural living, and women’s rights. Does this sound like something you would be interested in listening to? What topics would interest you most? What questions … Continue reading

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"He's Only Mean to You Because He Likes You"

There are a list of phrases we grew up with hearing and may be passing on to the next generation that are disempowering our kids. This meme posted by Hot Moms Club is a great reminder that we need to be … Continue reading

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Decision Making in Pregnancy and Parenting: It's Not Black and White

I recently read this excerpt from Emily Oster’s book, “Expecting Better: Why The Conventional Pregnancy Wisdom Is Wrong — and What You Really Need to Know.” http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/20/expecting-better-emily-oster_n_3780541.html In her book Oster presents the model that she teaches university business students to … Continue reading

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Mom Breastfeeds Her 6 year Old and Social Media Goes Crazy.

“The foundation for healthy growth and development in later years is established to a large degree in the first six years of life.” – Toward a Healthy Future: Second report of the Health of Canadians {Federal, Provincial and territorial Advisory … Continue reading

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What Are the Benefits to Normal Term Nursing?

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What it's Like to Nurse an 8 Year Old

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What Does ISIS Have to Do With Birth and Parenting?

Never before has it been so important to stay connected to our kids. With busy work schedules and kids extracurricular activities, it is easy for families to be moving together but without making any connection. Kids who feel disconnected from … Continue reading

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What Are We Teaching Our Boys?

  It is important that we are focusing on raising loving and compassionate children. If you have a 2 year old boy, ask yourself, what kind of 8 year old am I raising right now, how will this boy behave … Continue reading

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Is This the New Image of Motherhood?

I was at the store the other day, waiting for an oil change and found my way to the baby section to get some bum cloths (facecloths but we use them for diaper changes) and discovered the “Comfort Canopy.” This … Continue reading

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Positive Birth Movement

There is a movement starting and you can be a part of it. WHAT IS ‘POSITIVE BIRTH’? The Positive Birth Movement believes that every woman deserves a positive birth. But what does this mean? A positive birth means a birth … Continue reading

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