Carry On, Sister

When I first put up this blog, I thought maybe 30 people would read it. And I would know them all. Try almost 14,000 so far. And I definitely don’t want to know them all.

Why? Because some of them are truly horrible people.

I was kicked out of a store for breastfeeding and this blog has been a great way to get my story out. It’s also been truly inspiring the wonderful positive response I’ve received from complete strangers. Just go to my original post and read the comments.

On the other hand, there are still some people in this world who think that the best way to keep a woman quiet is to threaten her with violence. Yes, even for breastfeeding.

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Out of the mouths of babes

My older kids are 4 and 2 and both were breastfed. They’re used to seeing me and almost all the mothers they know breastfeed their babies, and not just at home. To them, it’s just normal.

They tell me when their sister is hungry. “Feed her, feed her!”

They remember not to share their snacks. “She’s too little for [toddler snack food], she only drinks breast milk.”

They breastfeed their dolls.

And they ask lots of questions. “Why don’t daddies breastfeed babies?”

So I was worried about what they would think after this whole thing.

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