breastfeeding

Monkey See, Monkey Do

My little monkey AM likes to imitate me. She’s a very curious toddler, so she hears “No, no!” a lot. It is now for favorite thing to say. She will “vroom” cars like her dad and big sister, will feed the dog by saying “aaaaah” before she reaches him an off limits treat, and tries to climb the stairs like the rest of us do.

Lately, she’s been having me nurse her dolls and stuffed animals when she’s finished. It’s cute, but usually by the time she’s finished, I’m ready for an empty lap. So, I tried something the other day. I showed her how I held a teddy bear, lifted my shirt, and then covered up again as it “nursed”.

It took a few minutes, but then this happened.

image

She grinned up at me and signed “milk”, then grabbed a second doll.

image

Breastfeeding is just a part of her life. It’s not something that is inappropriate or that needs to be covered. I plan to keep it that way.

Don’t forget to like me on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/notreblemotherhood/

Advertisements

One thought on “Monkey See, Monkey Do

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s