Tag Archives: BAB

Go With the Guilt

In the on-line mommy support world it’s become common to tell others to not feel guilty. We often want to support each other and don’t want another mother that we care about to feel this negative feeling. Motherhood is jam-packed with big emotions and sometimes we just want to put a lid on it. While I understand not wanting someone …

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It’s Not About the Boob

I’ve had my mind on NIP incidents recently. Every once in a while it seems there are too many to even keep track of. This has me thinking about boobs. When we talk about NIP incidents we inevitably get onto the subject of the over-sexualization of the breast. We shout (or type really hard) at people about how they think …

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Time Travel

We have a kids’ book about homebirth and this has become a part of Jack’s experience. At just shy of 3 years old he saw his brother, Exley, born in our living room into a tub of water. With all of the fuss over Exley for the past 5 months we wanted to talk more about Jack’s birth, the fuss …

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5 Tips for Gently Weaning the Highly Sensitive Child

Nothing about breastfeeding has gone the way that I planned and weaning is no exception. I have been breastfeeding for more than 3 years and tandem breastfeeding for 5 months. The magical days of breastfeeding are over. Now it’s just another part of life that I sometimes enjoy and sometimes despise. At 3 years and 3 months old my oldest …

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Too Beautiful for Facebook

The other day I was breastfeeding Exley. Jack came next to the chair and started talking to me. Exley unlatched, turned his head up and looked at Jack. They are starting to interact; these 2 boys that I made. And my heart gets bigger.

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Stop Arguing For NIP: Normalize Love

There are so many arguments for and against breastfeeding in public. It gets compared to all sorts of adult behavior such as eating, peeing, taking a dump, having sex, etc. Often we say “I’m just feeding my baby!” Well, actually you’re not. You’re being a mother. Breastfeeding is much more than eating. Which is why the argument “if you can …

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These Boobs Are Made for Nursin’

Lyrics by Badass Nic *This post is set to the tune of These Boots Are Made for Walkin’ You keep saying, you got something for me Something you call breasts but confess You’ve been leakin’ where you shouldn’t have been leakin’ And now someone else is getting all my best These boobs are made for nursin’ And that’s just what …

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Babies Have Different Needs… By Badass Elise

Dear Mama, One day, you will tell me not to cry over spilled milk. And I will tell you that you’re silly because I’ve seen and heard you cry over spilled milk many times before, mama. I saw you cry the night I was born prematurely; too soon for this already harsh world. With your hands tightly clenched, you held …

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