DAD.info
Free online course for separated parents
Forum - Ask questions. Get answers.
Free online course for separated parents
DAD.info | DAD BLOGS: New Dad Simon | The Battle for the Boob, Part II

The Battle for the Boob, Part II

In one corner, weighing in at 25 pounds, the reigning champion of the Battle of the Boob – Adlai.  And, in this corner, weighing in at…um…that is…a very flattering, lovely weight…his mom, Faith.

That’s right, ladies and gentlemen, the Battle for the Boob has kicked off again.  You’re probably thinking Adlai is getting a bit old for this, and you’re right, he is.  That’s exactly why the Battle has commenced once again.  At 16 months, we have decided it’s time to end Adlai’s attachment to the boob once and for all.

This month, Faith and I are celebrating our fifth wedding anniversary, and we’ve got plans to go away on a romantic getaway in a couple of weeks, so that has pretty much pushed us into a must-do situation on the weaning front.  It’s time, seriously, but everyone has gotten a bit too comfortable with the current breastfeeding situation, as Adlai’s continuing morning feed means we can all snuggle in bed just that extra 20 minutes every morning, and I’m sure you’ll agree that 20 minutes makes a lot of difference.

But no, the time has come, much to Adlai’s dislike, for breastfeeding to come to a close.  This week the morning feed has ended, and in a week or two, Faith will close up shop for good (or until we decide to have another baby – but that’s not happening yet, don’t get any ideas).  Anyway, let the battle begin.  Though I’m sure my son will put up a good fight, I think I’ll put my money on his mother this time.  Trust me – she seldom loses.

Related entries

Running to Beat the Chickens

Running to Beat the Chickens

On mile 23 of the London Marathon I was overtaken by a giant chicken. Let's just say, it was a low point… Looking back on my London Marathon ‘success’ I can only assume it was someone dressed up in a costume or perhaps some kind of hallucination. The lactic acid build...

Running to Beat the Chickens

Bonfire Night

As we stood admiring a burning effigy of Guy Fawkes I thought it would be funny to ask my six-year-old son what Bonfire Night was all about… I assumed I’d get some random answers to what is a bizarre celebration. Unfortunately, the primary education system has...

Latest entries

Free Father’s Day activities- get yours here!

Free Father’s Day activities- get yours here!

Want to make your Father's Day a little more fun? On this page you can download free Father's Day activities sheets to complete with your kids. Make your Father's Day experience this year even more fun by enjoying watching the kids fill in our fun sheets- all about...

Pin It on Pinterest