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Let Your Child Eat! What's Cooking?

Katja Leccisi, MS, RDN Photo: Kelly Sijapati, Illinois, USA Most parents worry about how much their children eat. How do we take the pressure off and foster a healthy relationship with food?  Did you know that healthy babies are born with an innate ability to know how much food they need? Breastfeeding your baby, you have most likely learned to be aware of her needs, by being responsive, feeding her on...

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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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Juggling The Needs of More Than One Child Features

Ideas from the mothers of LLL Oxford, collected by Ceri Glenister, Guin Webster & Jayne Joyce, Oxford, UK Photo:Lisa Moore courtesy of Andrea Shemilt   “But I only have two hands!” Juggling the needs of more than one child.   When you are the mother of more than one child…   How can you fit everything in that needs to be done? You can’t! Prioritize....

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Too Tired For Love Mom to Mom

Mothers’ Letters Photo: courtesy Lena Ostroff   Mother’s situation: Too tired for love I have a six-month-old baby, a demanding job, and a grumpy husband with whom I have very little time alone. I am usually exhausted after work and spend a good chunk of the evening caring for our baby. I just don’t feel in the mood to be intimate with my husband. He is...

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How Mothers Love Features

 Book review by Gwyneth Little, East Lothian, UK Photo: lisaonlocation   How Mothers Love and how relationships are born Naomi Stadlen’s book, How Mothers Love, shows us again just what it is that mothers do, “especially when it looks like nothing.” The focus of her second book is, as the title suggests, relationships and communication, particularly between a mother and her baby, but also, in...

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