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‘I want a baby brother.’

Petra told me the other day that she would like a little brother. She told me that he could get “borned” and we could collect him from the hospital. She ran around excitedly collecting baby toys – she thought soft … Continue reading

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Post Weaning

Things are different. I spent 40 weeks being pregnant, and 2 years, 11 months, and a couple of weeks breastfeeding. Almost four years of being in an altered hormonal state. Petra’s been fully weaned for several weeks now and I’m … Continue reading

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Weaning, and not just from the breast….

Our time breastfeeding is almost over. These days, Petra’s happy to go to bed without breastfeeding first. She gives me a kiss then goes off to read stories with Travis and fluff around until she falls asleep. I get to … Continue reading

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Weaning? Well Maybe

Petra’s still working on being big enough to stop the booby. (God knows how breastfeeding ended up being called booby, but it did. Petra charges out of the bathroom after her pre-bed bath yelling, “I want a booby! I want … Continue reading

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Weaning: Not Right Now

Petra came bounding out of the bathroom tonight and announced that she wanted a booby. “Are you sure?” I said. She was sure, very sure. Apparently one day of quitting was enough. Oh well. It’s not all bad – she … Continue reading

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What Were They Thinking?

Put this one in the perhaps they need to think more carefully about what they’re saying category. Facebook deleted a series of photographs of women breastfeeding their small children because they are, and I quote, “unsuitable for children.” Facebook seem … Continue reading

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Weaning….maybe/maybe not

Tonight Petra told me that she “needed one more booby before I’m bigger.” My boobs and I were actually rather relieved because having 2 days worth of milk stored up is not particularly comfortable. It’ll be interesting to see how … Continue reading

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