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I shared a similar post on another parenting blog. A lot of Moms reached out to me to thank me for sharing this, so I wanted to share it with you too. When leading my workshop for 9- to 18-month-olds, I’m often asked how long you should breastfeed your child. Sometimes moms are planning to […]

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I was asked by a mom in the Kids In Victoria community to write a post on Vitamin D. Vitamin D is involved in building and maintaining strong bones and teeth. You’ve also likely heard about how it’s being investigated by the scientific research community for a wide variety of other roles in our bodies. […]

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The Nipple Demon

by Ma Thoughts on June 23, 2010 · 0 comments

The lavender candlelight flickers across the infant’s soft limpid cheek, rocking within the curved caress of the gazing, singing, sighing new mother. The wee one’s dulcet squawk; so gentle yet urgent. Mother smiles and slides her pink nipple into the tiny open mouth that carefully draws the warm milk in an opiate rhythm that soothes […]

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We all like to hark back to our pre-parenthood days; to sit and think of all the things we used to be able to do and the pursuits we at one time enjoyed. It is this harkening that often finds me on my laptop – almost always when I should be doing other, much more […]

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