This is what a nursing toddler looks like — content.
My baby turned two and we’re still nursing. Guess what? There’s nothing wrong with that. Yet, I do sometimes find myself in the position of having to defend our nursing relationship.
He still on the titty?
When are you going to wean?
How much longer is he going to be doing that?
Oh, he’s still nursing?
Sigh…Don’t these folks realize that I never plan to stop nursing? Sheesh, I’ve already mapped out how I’ll nurse him after he goes off to college. It’s not like I’m still nursing him because it’s developmentally and nutritionally appropriate for a toddler.
Didn’t you know, it’s all about me, me, me!
There’s a disturbing pattern I’ve been seeing in some breastfeeding/birth/natural parenting spaces. Whenever attention is brought to a website, group or article that centers the experiences of persons of color, the “Waah-Waah Brigade” comes out to play. Read the rest of this entry