After more than 60 years of mothering her cousin, Muriel Clatyon, 92 years old, has adopted 76-year-old Mary Smith.
When Mary was a teen her father passed away suddenly, at 45, from a heart attack and her mom couldn’t care for her anymore. At 14, Mary needed a home and Muriel stepped up without a second thought. She wanted to adopt Mary but says that, out of respect for Mary’s mother, she couldn’t make that offer while she was alive. … Keep Reading!!!
I remember the first time I heard that breastfeeding was kind of important. I was probably 18ish and the mom of a child I babysat was complaining about sore nipples. Why doesn’t she just use formula? I asked a friend a few days later. My friend (who was an aspiring doula) filled me in that breastfeeding was better. She started talking about antibodies and bonding while I went ahead and zoned out. Being 18 … Keep Reading!!!