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How I Weaned my Toddlers off Breast Milk

Breastfeeding was a big thing for me when I gave birth to my boys. Once I read that breastmilk is the best source of nutrition for the first six months of life, I was committed to do my best to breastfeed exclusively during that period. I almost hit the six month mark for both of… Continue reading How I Weaned my Toddlers off Breast Milk

Growing Up · Motherhood · My Stories

He held my hand when he was ready

I'm the kind of mother who believes in allowing our kids to be ready for something without "forcing" them. You may have noticed this when I talked about how I toilet-trained my first born. Now, this isn't something that started when I became a mother. I have had it in me for the longest time.… Continue reading He held my hand when he was ready

Baby Years · Growing Up · Motherhood

Grandmothers: Our Nurses at Home

Grandmothers! Don't we just love them in this time when we make them grandmothers? But sometimes...just sometimes... See, if you have given birth in Ghana, you immediately know what I am talking about. At the time our mothers gave birth to us, there were stories. These stories were handed down to them by their mothers… Continue reading Grandmothers: Our Nurses at Home