last Feb. 18th at 18mo - were now at two & a half years (come Monday) & all this still rings true except one thing: I am feeling it xox heres that post from last year: _____________ when we acknowledge & honor our power we become powerful; I know this & Im not feeling it lately. Ive been struggling to find the words to rally the faith within myself for this country as it saunters on like a drunk carnival barker on stilts tossing balloon animals at crying children screaming squealing shouting NOTHING TO SEE HERE as a man in a dazzling cape of unrelenting greed executes basic human values with the noose of blind profit. this week [on July 8th 2018] the US government refused to "protect, promote and support breast-feeding" - as if it isnt difficult enough to breastfeed *with* it being protected, promoted & supported. on the day the US delegation slapped nursing mothers in the face, by embracing the interests of the formula industry instead of the interests of the entire fucking world, I found my hoorah high kick power in this comment I made on a post some time ago: "our instincts always override societal norms *when we listen to them* & this isnt just a powerful post that contributes its drop of water in the river that will bring social acceptance/change around "extended breastfeeding" - it puts a drop in the creek of trusting our motherly intuition, in the stream of self confidence around our personal values, in the rivulet of public displays of affection for our feminine magic that will become the ocean that bobs all of us away from the bullshit of shoulds & shame, of comparison & judgement, of limited applause & respect to the current that will carry us not just back to loving our selves - but to loving the universe that we are a part of. #breastfeeding #nursing #normalizebreastfeeding #extendedbreastfeeding #toddlerbreastfeeding #breastfeedingjourney #breastfeedwithoutfear #breastisbest #lactation #liquidgold #postpartumbody #smashthestate #raisethemwild #motherlyinstincts #divinefeminine #toddlermom #punksgoneparent #ourcandidlife #thehappynow #sobermom #sobrietyrocks #cleanandsober #giftsofrecovery #soberaf #wedorecover #fbf
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. "Let me love you a little more before you're not little anymore." . 20 months have come and gone. How is this even possible?! Your personality continues to develop each and every day and I am so excited to see the beautiful woman you become. . . . #girlmom #momofagirl #mylittlegirl #daughter #momlife #littlegirl #momsofig #communityofmoms #girlmomsofinsta #girlmomsofig #motherhood #ppjourney #mombod #postpartumbody #motherhoodunplugged #betheexample #extendedbreastfeeding #toddlerbreastfeeding #nursingsnuggles #19monthsbreastfeeding #unbreakablebond
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I have breastfed for a total of 4 years, 6 months, and 6 days. I attempted multiple times to wean Asa and couldn't do it. This time, I will be starting chemotherapy soon. The drugs that could very well give me my life back are ones that are unsafe to take. I'm ready to be done. I have been. I wasn't prepared to deal with the screaming and sleepless nights to make it happen. Now, I am. I have taken that pictures. I'm soaking up every minute because I know I'll never breastfeed another baby again. I did not expect to feel so heartbroken, but I'm barely holding back tears. I let Asa know that this will be the last time. My Asa, my baby, my little love. Thank you for this journey. It is finally time. #bre#breastfeed/a> #normalizebreastfeeding #fedisbest #toddlerbreastfeeding #weaning #sleepydust #breastfeed #breastmilk #menbreastfeeding #menbreastfeedtoo
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🌿 Abgestillt 🌿 . Lange habe ich überlegt, ob ich das überhaupt posten soll. Ob ich das möchte. Mich traue. Doch here we are. Seit einem Monat stillen wir nicht mehr. Und ich muss sagen, das hat schon arg an mir genagt. Ich fühle mich als schlechte Mutter, weil ich es ihn nicht, wie vorgenommen, selbst hab entscheiden lassen. 27 Monate gestillt. Eine ganze Schwangerschaft lang mit Schmerzen trocken weiter gestillt. 6 Monate Tandem gestillt. 💜💜💜 Warum das ganze? Ich wollte das so nicht mehr. Er hat so viel verlangt. Ja, verlangt! Er hat es grob und aggressiv verlangt. Er verstand es nicht. Es ihm zu verweigern fühlte sich nicht richtig an. Ihn trotzdem zu stillen auch nicht. Ich wollte nicht immer, wenn er wollte. War es dann ok für mich, wollte nur nicht oder nur ganz kurz. Auf lange Sicht hatte das keinen Sinn. Ich wollte diese Stillbeziehung in schöner Erinnerung behalten. Was sie ja auch war. Ich stille so gerne und ich denke, ich habe ihm alles mir mögliche damit gegeben. Ich blicke zurück auf eine wunderschöne Zeit und nun starten wir in die "großer Junge" Zukunft ❤️ . Sagt, wann und wie habt ihr abgestillt? Oder stillt ihr noch? Erzählt doch gerne mal 😊 . . . #stillen #stillenistliebe #meinjunge #herzbube #breastmilkbaby #toddlerbreastfeeding #breastfeeding #breastisbest #normalizebreastfeeding #tandembreastfeeding #breastfeedingtoddler #fulltermbreastfeeding #langzeitstillen #stillmama #normalzeitstillen #blondeboy #boyswithlonghair #blondschopf #oktoberkind2016 #geborgenwachsen #bedingungsloseliebe #bedürfnisorientiert
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Here’s to all the mamas who breastfed through mastitis, thrush, low-supply, nipple confusion, tongue tie, lip tie, delayed supply, full time jobs + more + to all those who tried as long as they could - hope you know you are all amazing. Thank you @ele@asingshinsuk for the inspiration for my newest post, on the blog now, titled “Let them have wine” 🍷✨ ⇢ themamacitalife.com [pictured here: publicly breastfeeding my little boo @ 17 months old on our first family vacation in Mexico] #mot#motherhoodng #motherhood #mommyblogger #momswhoblog #breastfeeding #breastfeedingjourney #dropthecover #milkymama #motherhoodunplugged #momlife #newmom #firsttimemom #toddlermom #toddlerbreastfeeding #nursing #pumpanddump #parenting #thebump #normalizebreastfeeding @thebump @milkymamallc @lalecheleagueusa @thelittlemilkbar_
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Going through a rough patch of nursing aversion at the moment. It’s making my skin crawl. Sick of our two year old being unreasonable, which is ridiculous really 🤷🏻‍♀️ #bre#breastfeedingsion #nursingaversion #breastfeedingproblems #breastfeeding #nursingtoddler #toddlers #tantrums #mumlife #momlife #motherhood #toddlerbreastfeeding #extendedbreastfeeding #10minsketch #laurarobinartist
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