Honey Honey

Nine Honey claims to be the leading women’s website.  If this is what is leading women, I have just one thing to say: Astray! These two articles (above) caught my attention over the weekend (July 2019). The first ‘explores’ the dangers of breastmilk sharing. It does not address the commodification of women or the awesomeness … More Honey Honey

The Parently Art of Lactation

Originally posted on Full Cream:
When my fourth baby was born, a friend gifted me a vintage 2nd edition copy of ‘The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding’. First published by La Leche International in 1963, this book was revolutionary. At a time when breastfeeding was widely considered old-fashioned and distasteful in Western cultures, and mothers were…

Why we shouldn’t promote breastfeeding.

GUEST POST by Kim Lock – Breastfeeding: Promote or Protect? Kim Lock, pictured with her youngest in 2012,  is the author of three novels, and is currently working on her fourth (I can’t wait! She is one of my favourite authors).  She is a long time advocate of women’s rights – particularly in breastfeeding. Explore more … More Why we shouldn’t promote breastfeeding.

King of the Babies: Mothering in the 40’s and 50’s

This is Truby King (1 April 1858 – 10 February 1938). There once was a Man Named King Some his praises they sing But the babies just cried, The mothers were fried And it passed* as another Fad Thing. *Only….there are still some who would have you follow the Truby King ways.  This outdated method … More King of the Babies: Mothering in the 40’s and 50’s