Category: ’Joys of Breastfeeding Past Infancy’

How Breastfeeding Enriches Toddlerhood . . . and Motherhood

November 19th, 2015 by Dionna - 1 Comment

If I told my 20-year old self I’d breastfeed a toddler she’d be shocked. Horrified.

Nursing: The Only Time Some Toddlers Slow Down!

March 8th, 2013 by Dionna - Comments Off on Nursing: The Only Time Some Toddlers Slow Down!

Let me tell you something about Owen. He has not stopped moving since he started rolling over. He does not sit still often and is always on the go. Nursing is the only time my busy boy will sit and snuggle.

A Personal Journey With Body Confidence and Breastfeeding

August 2nd, 2012 by Dionna - 2 Comments

Wherever we are, if he asks, I feed him, strong in my rights and confident in my body’s ability to nourish my child.

Weaning on the Child’s Terms

October 14th, 2011 by Dionna - 3 Comments

A mother shares her joys in knowing that her children weaned when they were ready. This is number 37 in our “Joys of Breastfeeding Past Infancy” series. I am publishing a series of posts dedicated to the beauty of nursing children past infancy in an effort to normalize this healthy and beneficial nursing relationship. Contributions welcome!

14 Sweet Months . . . So Far!

August 6th, 2011 by Dionna - 9 Comments

A beautiful post from Amy at Anktangle about her nursing relationship with her son. After fourteen months she reminisces and celebrates the way things have changed, and the way they’ve stayed the same. What did you celebrate about your own breastfeeding journey?

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