A few days after we arrived home from Ethiopia as a family of four, I was sitting on the couch with one of my daughters when she stuck her hand down my shirt. I thought she was being playful at […]
This melts my heart. Nursing is about so much more than the milk - it’s about MOTHERING. Not that you can’t mother without nursing, of course, but there is truly nothing else like it. Such a primitive, spiritual, bonding, nurturing experience between mama and babe. What a beautiful gesture for this child to want to nurse from her new adoptive mama - and how lovely that the mom was open to sharing that with her new child.