Tatiana - posted on 08/26/2010 ( 15 moms have responded )
I'm not sure if a post like this has been done, so I figured there was no harm in starting a thread! ;]
Where to start? My name is Tatiana and I'm a 22 year old single mother. I have an amazing 2 year old daughter, Sophia, who is the center of my world. I'm a huge advocate for attachment parenting and nursing, they are the two things that I can't imagine changing with future children.
I'm one of "those" moms. The mom who breastfeeds until my child is read to move on, cloth diapers, doesn't hit, selectively vaccinates, co-sleeps, and allows my child to be an individual without guiding her one way or the other in accordance with societies "norms". I'm a complete hippie and I think it has served myself, and my daughter, quite well. I am very passionate about nursing and think that it is every child's birth right. I have no tolerance for formula (though I do not plan to get preachy, no worries!), especially if it is for any reason other than a true medical necessity.
We currently live in Wiesbaden, Germany (2 years and counting..) but are headed home to California in a few weeks. I'm going to head to nursing school and hopefully return to Europe in a few years. We're not all that interesting, but we sure are fun! ;p Your turn...