Tag Archives: Baby Friendly

Breastfeeding Guilt-Part III

A couple of months ago, I began writing about guilt and breastfeeding. Guilt is one of the more complex human emotions. It is particularly subjective; some people feel a great deal of it, others little or none. What makes one … Continue reading

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Guilt-Part II

Some say worry is the work of motherhood. It begins the moment the stick shows two pink lines—Am I ready for this? Is everything ok? Will my baby be healthy? Is it a boy? A girl? Will I be a … Continue reading

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All I Ever Need to Know I Learned From Breastfeeding?

We’ve all heard of the Robert Fulghum book All I Ever Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten. I think it’s true—be nice, share, don’t pull on pigtails, tie your shoes—these are life lessons that never lose their value. Those … Continue reading

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A Little Luv

I’m a sucker for a good advertising campaign, and I have to admit, when my kids were babies, “I got real and got Luvs.” After diapering child #1 in ultra brand name nappies, I was proud to be the mom … Continue reading

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So Normal Now

It all seems so normal now, this Baby-Friendly journey. It’s been made part of our work lives, and sometimes I forget we’re special, part of a single-digit percentage of hospitals in the country making these recommended changes. But then I … Continue reading

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Nourishing a Baby

My parents made the next major life step – the winter home in Florida! The move happened last week and with it, plenty of cleaning and purging. As a result, I received a package of childhood memorabilia, including pictures of … Continue reading

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Not Just About Football

I’ve lived in South Bend, Indiana for 12 years. Becoming a Notre Dame football fan is not required to live here, but you’re the odd duck if you don’t at least know a little bit about the game when you … Continue reading

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