Friday, September 26, 2008


Why is it that every single time someone brings up breastfeeding people start to say silly things? Seriously, one question leads to another and before you know it others are judging not only when another mom should stop breastfeeding, but when the need to stop nursing in public, or HOW they should be nursing in public. UGH.

I say that if you are comfortable with a lot of breast showing then do it. More power to ya. If you are more comfortable with a blanket draped over you, GREAT! That's not the point people! The point is that breastfeeding is a natural way of feeding our CHILDREN. Not just babies. Todlers breastfeed too.

Most people don't think twice about seeing half naked women on TV or billboards, yet they get upset at the thought of a woman breastfeeding! What is up with that!? God gave me breasts to feed my baby. Period.

Sunday, September 21, 2008

Interesting experience

As I was driving through the Medora, ND Badlands I was drawn to the hills. They were beautiful and majestic. The reds and oranges were awsome. I've seen these hills many times before, but this time they were different. This time they were breathing. Yes, breathing. I could litterally see them moving in and out, like giant breathing bellies. I almost pulled to the side of the interstate to stare at them. Had it not been for the kids sleeping in their car seats and my longing to get home to my dh I would have.

That wasn't the only thing that I saw that day though. Standing on top of one of these hills I saw a native american man. I knew he was centuries old. He looked at me and we connected, then he looked at the road and looked very sad. I'm not sure exactly what he was wanting to tell me, but I will find out.

I am still amazed at this experience. Our Earth is alive! She is hurting right now, but she is alive.

Friday, September 12, 2008

In loving memory...

My grandma passed away this morning. She lived to a ripe old age of 87, the last 10 were without her soul mate, my grandpa, who passed away on September 11, 1998. I love you grandma!

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

I spy..............

I spy with my little eye......................

someone who likes to check up on my blog.................................

oh who could it be?"

So what would a 4 year old cook?

Well, not cook really. He made himself a tasty parfait this evening. As I was busy cooking suppper, he came up with this....

In the jar he has cheerios, katsup, rice crispies and to top it all off he sprinkled in a bit of italian seasoning.

He never tasted it btw. He made his little brother taste it. Kids. LOL

Friday, September 5, 2008

Being a mom

Why is it that moms are so hard on each other? We do it all the time. Judging for vaccinating or not vaccinating, breastfeeding or bottlefeeding. You name it. Why can't we just support one another?

I am a lactavist. However, I do not judge another mom for a choice she makes in feeding her child. That's her choice to make. I'd like to see every mom at least give breastfeeding a good shot, but again it's not my choice. I just want the information out there so women can easily get to it.

I guess this is one aspect of parenting that I don't like. Parents, but mostly moms, tend to be so critical of other moms. I've been guilty of it myself, but I try not to pass judgement. I raise my children the way my husband and I see fit. My children were given to me because I would raise them the way they needed to be raised. I don't have everyone else's children because my way of parenting may not fit them. Well, that and I'd go absolutely insane. LOL

Anyway, I guess my point today is, try to be accepting of everyone and don't get uptight when someone on the other side of things speaks their mind a bit. Just assume positive intent.

Monday, September 1, 2008

Back from my sister's wedding...

It was so fun! I am so happy for my sister and pray that she lives a long and healthy life with her new husband!

I will be back to blogging soon. So sorry to be absent for so long.