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Out Of The Mouths Of Nurslings

As a parent, you don’t always realize just how often you repeat certain phrases until you hear your child start to say them, too. Sometimes that’s not a very complimentary thing! In this particular case, though, May G.’s… Read More

Out of the Mouths of Nurslings: Autumn Giggles

Here we go again! Readers share candid moments with their little ones, including sleepy “milkies”, lucky nursing sessions, and simply loving their bonding time at the breast. We hope these sweet and funny recollections brighten your day and… Read More

Out of the Mouths of Nurslings: Late Summer Edition

A toddler who can sniff out human milk? Hilarious miscommunication with an elderly party guest? We’re back with more sweet, funny moments that highlight the often comedic times that are part of life with verbal nurslings. Caren F…. Read More

Out of the Mouths of Nurslings

Our readers’ clever nurslings are back with more sage advice and witty remarks in this edition of Out of the Mouths of Nurslings. Enjoy! Grace recalls the time her daughter offered up a theory about Grace’s milk supply:… Read More

Out of the Mouths of (Persuasive) Nurslings

If you have a verbal nursling, you’ve probably enjoyed some very entertaining remarks from them about the breastfeeding relationship that you share. Thanks to Rachel and Sarah for giving us a glimpse into this part of their parenting… Read More

Out of the Mouths of Nurslings: Moments With Eleanor

At the beginning of the year, Laura Carrihill Lamb of Hartford, Connecticut, shared this glimpse of life with her nursling, Eleanor: “My munchkin claims ‘I’m tired’ when I get home so that I’ll lie down with her in… Read More

Out of the Mouths of Nurslings: A Surprising Voice

J.C. I am now 65 years old, mother of three sons and grandmother to six. My youngest son is the proud father of a four-year-old son, who was exclusively breastfed. My son was very proud and supportive of… Read More

Out of the Mouths of Nurslings

Dee (and Petey), Spring, Texas Dee from Spring, Texas, shares some of the funny things her nursling, Petey, has told her when nursing is on his mind: “One of my son’s bedtime delay tactics is to claim he… Read More

Out of the Mouths of Nurslings

Jennifer Hafele, Eau Claire, Wisconsin My three and one-half year old son, Micah, recently asked to nurse, so we were getting ready to do so. Then I was confused because he wasn’t really latching or starting. I asked, “Micah,… Read More

A Blast from the Past

Jo Ann Gerling of New Brunswick, New Jersey, a La Leche League Leader since 1974, shares this throwback photo of her son Brannon sharing his love of breastfeeding via clothing. “Here is Brannon riding his sister’s bike in… Read More