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I became a parent in November 2009 and, as the cliché goes, my world turned upside down. PHP posts turned to pregnancy, midnight gaming turned to midnight (and 1am, and 2am, and ...) feeds. Here lies documented tales of poop, boobs, toddler tantrums and the nitty gritty that goes with being Mum.

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On the Divisive Issues of Parenting

Naomi, in response to a question on why women trouble themselves with debate on divisive parenting issues: […] keeping women occupied with relatively trivial parenting matters which our ancestors didn’t think twice about means we don’t have time or energy to recognise our true status…

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Babywearing and Us

It’s International Babywearing Week and babywearers all over are sharing their stories of slings and carriers. My own babywearing tale starts with a very little Isabel who liked to be held to feed, held to sleep, held awake. I wanted to meet my daughters needs…

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Nursing Strike, Continued

By popular demand (and by popular, I mean that Stephanie asked) I am giving you an update on the vgvvvv …thanks Isabel… on the scintillating chapter of my life known as Operation Nursing Strike. Long and boring story short, she is still striking. There have…

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Nursing Strike

If you follow me on twitter or keep up to date with my tweets via the sidebar you’ll have heard about the current ongoing nursing strike saga. A nursing strike is where a baby goes from several feeds a day to point-blank refusing feeds. This…

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