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10 Reasons Breastfeeding Sucks

Now, before anyone comes throwing breast-shaped bricks through my window, hear me out. I am a firm believer in the #fedisbest movement. I don’t think it’s fair to shame mamas because their bodies can’t produce or because they simply choose not to breastfeed. To each is own. (I also JUST read an article that says formula […]

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Spotting Cultural Differences in Parenting: Helicopter vs Free-Range

Since I moved here from Switzerland eight months ago, people keep asking me about the main differences between my home country and the U.S. I have indeed discovered some obvious cultural divergences — especially in parenthood.  I find this quite surprising. The U.S. and Switzerland both belong to the ‘Western culture.’ They share a heritage of social norms, ethical […]

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My Three Year Old Still Sneaks Into My Bed at Night — And I Don’t Care!

If you do a quick google search, you’ll find loads of articles that outline why children should not be allowed to share a bed with their parents. You’ll even find horrific tales of how toddlers sneaking into the master bed will make them severely co-dependent and cause separation anxiety; the kind of issues that will […]

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