note: this is a silly post...not a rant or anything...just stupid me writing !
Why do we put labels on everything...and why each label has an acronym?
I'm French. Do you know how confusing it is for me to understand it all!
So, if you read my blog, you might know that I'm a temporary SAHM into EBF and AP (generally not in favor of CIO) who didn't try yet BLW, who desn't think that EC is very realistic in North America and who feels slightly guilty about not having a CD baby. OMG, WTF with that!?!
Sometimes, I feel like moms are divided into "groups" according to their actions and values. Without realizing it, we compare each other and those "parenting labels" are surely not helping.
Can we just simply say that we are raising our kids with TLC and move on with our life!
Have a lovely WE...um, weekend!
note: The pictures are from baby swimming class with Alice and her BFF (LOL)!
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oneeyedrabbit: Thank you! It is just difficult especially when you are a new mom and doesn't really know what you are doing.
taryn: We just ordered "The Baby Book". I can't wait to read it.
luke and pamela: I also get a lot of " you are spoiling your baby" looks (they generally don't dare telling me in my face)! !
kara: Alice still sleep in our bedroom but not in our bed after one too many "punching me in the face" incidents ;) Her crib is, however, right next to our bed. So it is wasy, just like you said, to immediately respond. I also don't mind too much.
jamie: I'm so happy to know that you are also doing that. If i have any questions, I will email you :) It is true that attachment parenting can be a rabbit hole but it is cool with me. I just don't like when people judge us for it. I'm so jealous of your AP friendly doctor.
sid: I don't think that my doctor wanted to hurt my feeling or anything. She is actually pretty cool. She doesn't mind co-sleeping and is also pro alternative medicine. The problem is that I'm so new to this mom thing and I'm a bit insecure about my mom instinct choices.
hoola tallulah: I know! Why do people always want to know about baby sleep schedule? Thank you for your comment, c'mon, you have 4 kids so you have way much experience than me. xox
emily: Ah, funny, I also told my post-natal yoga teacher the same things a few months ago : "I don't need a break and I know how to get one if I need one...now teach me yoga!"
bec hem: You are so right. Babies are not mini adults or robots! Let babies be babies...I like that!
tulsiana: It is awesome that you found a pro-attachment parenting specialist. I will see what I can find in Montreal. You are such an awesome mom. I totally admire you :) Take care xox
sara: This is very interesting (the no baby monitor thing). Honestly, I don't even know why we got one since our condo is not that big...and because Alice is still in our room! I'm so happy to know that you can sleep more. Good for you! Yes, I also don't get the bottle of water. Anyway, we tried the bottle with Alice a few times (I will get my wisdom tooth remove next week and I don't know how much time it will take) and she is not in love with it. So with water...I don't think so! Oh, I want to see the adorable stuffed rabbit.
lili: Merci beaucoup!
abby: Thank you and, yes, I also got teary ;)