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Bait and switch

Sometimes I feel like I am writing the same post over and over again, preaching to the choir about how being a breastfeeding mother, or a breastfeeding counsellor, does not automatically equate with being a judgmental, smug ‘breastfeeding supremacist’ [or … Continue reading

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Confidence Interval

I am full of self-doubt. I would like to have a label to tell me who I am and what I think, but these things never seem to be sufficiently static. Even when I think I am certain about something … Continue reading

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The Moses Conjecture

On holiday, we visited the Eceni reconstructed Celtic village, based on elements of archeological sites around Norfolk. It’s all voluntary, so piece by piece they are building up a settlement, with a few houses, a temple, a bakehouse and a … Continue reading

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The lowest priority

My son was born almost five years ago at the time of writing, and I found breastfeeding very, very hard indeed. At that time, the nearest support groups were in nearby towns, and the thought of having to get myself … Continue reading

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What mothers are

It’s International Women’s Day, and some strands of this post have been floating around my head for a while. I’m reading a very interesting book called The Selfish Society by Sue Gerhardt; and while I really like where she’s coming … Continue reading

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