“In a hole in the ground there lived a man who passed a quiet, uneventful life in a community that greatly prized convention and respectability.”
Did you know that in Georgia, car accidents are the leading cause of death and injury to children ranging 1 year to 12 years?
In American society today, and probably many other places, learning is as a goal to make and beat. With each passing day parents push their kids into making… Read more “Style Their Learning: Learning Styles for Toddlers+”
And in 2010, Oddy said, “A shorter duration of breastfeeding may be a predictor of adverse mental health outcomes throughout the developmental trajectory of childhood and early adolescence.”
I have found in 18 months that pumping is a chore, but if I reward myself for doing it every week, then I’m more reluctant to write it off. Sometimes I eat a piece of chocolate while I pump.
When breast milk goes “bad” you shouldn’t throw it out. It has a multitude of other uses.
Everyone has had to overcome a fear, or will eventually. And, personally, I think mothers know fear better than anyone else on the planet!
Once you do start pumping, whether it be once a day in the beginning, to three times a day after you go back to work, to the two times I currently pump a day for my 18-month-old, you have to store it.
Music, according to Dr. Diane Bales, “has a powerful effect on our emotions.” Dr. Bales, Associate Professor and Extension Human Development Specialist at the University of Georgia, claims that “[c]hildren who grow up listening to music develop strong music-related connections in the brain. Some of these music pathways actually affect the way we think. Listening to classical music seems to improve our spatial reasoning, at least for a short time. And learning to play an instrument may have an even longer effect on certain thinking skills.”