Three weeks ago, my husband and I decided to break down our home office and turn it into our little girl’s room. We almost did it in the middle of the night, but decided to wait until morning. Yes, it was one of those nights. I have been so reluctant to place boundaries between me and my daughter when it comes to sleeping and nursing (I’m a hippie at heart). But I realized I was becoming resentful. And freaking exhausted. And no one gets the Mother Of The Year award for ignoring her own needs. So we met with our (amazing) lactation specialist and formed a plan. Now...
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