7 things all you other moms were supposed to tell me about weaning.

Let’s be real: breastfeeding as a working mom is a total circus. Managing your home, your job and your kid in 3 hour increments really is just as stupid as it sounds. But now my daughter is basically weaned. (I say basically because she still valiantly nurses a few dribbles out before bed, and according to the Oath of Sane Parenting, I cannot and will not stop doing something that works to get her to sleep.)

But weaning for this working mom has not been simple or fun. Let’s talk about all the things everyone failed to mention. (Yep I’m looking at you, experienced mom friends. The parenting magazines from 2006 in the pumping room you left me? Yeah, not that helpful. You know who you are, and thanks a million.)

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