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Not Breastfeeding, Not Guilty

I don’t believe the emotions felt by mothers who don’t breastfeed or who wean early are as simple as ‘guilt’: when we really examine mothers’ feelings about things gone wrong, it is rarely guilt that they are expressing, especially about not breastfeeding or not breastfeeding as long or as completely as they would have liked to: well informed…
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Need help? Call in the reserves!

Ellie has had a bout of mastitis and the flu, her baby Sam has had runny poos and high temperatures (he has probably caught Ellie’s flu), there’s a mountain of dirty washing, the fridge is empty, the fruit bowl’s full of rotting apples and she hasn’t left the house for days except to go to the doctor’s surgery. Ellie’s husband is doing 12-hour…
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Eliminate Stress and Hectic Schedules by Planning Your Day

The only real certainty in your toddler’s life is that there are changes every day: there is so much development going on for your child that even in a stable, consistent environment her world will be ever-evolving as she learns new skills and makes new discoveries. Toddlers feel safe and secure when they know what they can count on, and where…
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