I would ask you to please share this far and wide. Child abuse prevention cannot happen without a huge effort. Please join me. Thank you.Read More
This is germane to peaceful parenting and preventing child abuse because we hold and made decisions based on the stories we believe about what we have to do, which could prevent and interfere with much of the spontaneous joy our children wish to bring to us!Read More
...expectations can be major friction points in any relationship. In a parent-child relationship, friction points can cause an all-out firestorm. This kind of firestorm is actually quite preventable...Read More
"Here's the punchline: What causes narcissism? Well, I believe that narcissism is the triumph of style over substance; it's the effect of a poor, unhealthy emotional diet that is bereft of the kind of connection that grows healthy self-worth and self-esteem."Read More
Often, folks are uninformed about breastfeeding an older child. I've heard people say, "Once the child can walk and talk, I think it's time to wean!" People are generally concerned about some kind of damage a child sustains from breastfeeding "too long," but really nothing could be further from the truth.
In our culture, breastfeeding longer than 1 year is called "extended breastfeeding"; however, I suggest that breastfeeding less than 1 year be called "abbreviated breastfeeding," and everything beyond 1 year of age just be called "breastfeeding."
If you are concerned about breastfeeding an older child, or if you have folks breathing down your neck because you are breastfeeding an older child, I suggest you read up and forward this article to people who are simply uninformed about the continuing benefits of breastfeeding until the child naturally weans.
An excerpt from the article:
Read the entire article here: What's Right About a 6-year-old Who Breastfeeds?