Breastfeeding & Weaning

When we nurse our babies, we have the satisfaction of providing nourishment from our own bodies. This can feed our souls as much as it feeds our babies’ hunger. Weaning means physical separation, a first step towards launching our children—with all the joy and sadness that entails.
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Encountering the Divine Presence

By Laura Geller | Article
The author realizes that in a religion imbued with the idea of making ordinary moments sacred through blessing, there was no blessing for the moment of her first period. She explores how that moment would have been different had it been blessed.  [more]