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How To Feed Your Kids What's Cooking?

Annie Brown Photo Michele OConnor Book review How to Feed Your Kids Feeding a healthy young infant is pretty straightforward: he shows hunger cues; you breastfeed him. You know that your breast milk is the healthiest choice for him, but once that cherubic little nurser grows older, figuring out the best approach to feeding him healthy foods becomes more complex. Babies’ bodies mature at different...

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La Leche League Meetings. Children Always Welcome Features

LLL Mothers Photo: LLL Shanghai meeting by Sarah Painter   Leading meetings When I became a La Leche League Leader I had a toddler and so did my co-Leader. Leading meetings was usually a challenge as the boys would frequently distract us from the group discussion and at times their behavior was noisy and disruptive. By the end of the morning we were exhausted. Somehow, though, we...

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The Mothering Ocean or Learning How to say Hello and Goodbye Mothers' Stories

Anna Burbidge, Leicestershire, UK Photo: By Tom Bellamy   I’ve always loved the sea. I felt fascinated by all its changing colours and moods and I would imagine first dipping my toe into it and then swimming in the waves. For as long as I can remember, being a mother fascinated me too. I imagined what it would be like to have a child to...

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A Sensitive Child: Why Crying is Brave Too Features

Updated March 2016 Lisa Hassan Scott, South Wales, UK Photos: Kate Nolan Photography   Parenting a sensitive child It didn’t take long for my daughter to piece it together. At the tender but highly verbal age of three, she asked sadly, “Aren’t I brave too?” You see, my daughter is highly sensitive. If she gets hurt, she seems to feel it more than others. If someone...

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