I’m not a Coca-Cola fan for all sorts of reasons, but I’m thrilled to see cosleeping represented in this new Coke ad from Argentina. And I’m wondering if the fact that Coca-Cola included cosleeping in the ad reflects a move toward the normalization of cosleeping or if it simply reflects
Thank you to Jessica Williams for contributing this post. While driving down Sunset Blvd. in Hollywood, California, native Swede, Leana Greene, had a vision. Billboards promoting cooking shows surrounded her and she thought, “Why isn’t there a show dedicated to teaching people how
Wherein I attempt to list the ways in which my partner has been crucial to my breastfeeding triumphs. I think breastfeeding moms are pretty good at celebrating each other’s milestones. “You nursed in public for the first time! You go girl!” or “Six
My name is Amy, and my three year old daughter does not sleep through the night. Not only that, but I [gasp!] still nurse her to sleep. Sometimes I feel like people with children who wake up at night should be meeting in
By Peggy O’Mara Published in Mothering, Issue 141 One of the biggest crises of confidence that new mothers face has to do with sleep. Mothers feel responsible for their babies’ sleep. Others ask mothers if their babies are sleeping through the night, as
By Lisa Hassan Scott “Well, when you come to visit, I can try to see if I can get a portable crib.” My husband and I were planning our first visit to his parents’ house, and my in-laws were really excited.
For many mothers, these words bring a mixture of joy and dread. Joy at the thought of a chance to sit down and rest, or possibly to do things they otherwise couldn’t do with little ones around. At the same time, many mothers
Peggy OMara has another sharp editorial in the current issue of Mothering magazine, this time on New Yorks public health campaign against what they call “co-sleeping”–though as Peggy points out, “co-sleeping” just means sleeping close to your babe, be it in bed or separate