My husband has a thing about us raising each of our children exactly the same way. However, as I have explained many times to him, this is not always ideal. So when I noticed that my second child, “Little Dude,” … Read more Continue reading →
So…breast feeding is not going as planned, and you have decided that your last ditch effort is to get to know your breast pump intimately and embark on a journey a lot of new moms would never, ever attempt. … Read more Continue reading →
Sometimes, breast feeding really SUCKS. Yeah, I said it.
What’s often described to be the most “natural” thing in the world for women, can sometimes be the most confusing and emotionally exhausting thing we experience as moms. To make matters … Read more Continue reading →
When Kristin and I were approached by Phuong, a full-time working mom with a side business creating and selling a baby tracker journal, we were intrigued to say the least. How does she do it? And why didn’t I … Read more Continue reading →
If you are a new mom, nothing’s funnier than seeing your satisfied baby “milk drunk.” I had to have taken a dozen photos of Bubba in this state! Here’s two of my favorites:
If you are a “seasoned mom,” who … Read more Continue reading →
When I was a brand new mom, all I thought about was breastfeeding.
Am I ever going to get this down? Will baby ever get this down? Why does it still hurt? Should I be pumping? When do I … Read more Continue reading →
There really are pros and cons when your baby refuses a bottle or pacifier. At 18 months old, I appreciate not having my daughter reliant on a binky or paci to comfort her. It is freeing not to worry about … Read more Continue reading →
Baby’s here!! Now what?
For many, the post-delivery days in the hospital are kind of a blur. Nurses are in and out of the room at all times, visitors are stopping in or calling nonstop, and us new mamas are … Read more Continue reading →
Like most new moms, I planned to nurse at least a year, and then evaluate my supply, lifestyle, and baby’s preference, to see if we should/could continue. I am realizing now that it is not entirely up to me, and … Read more Continue reading →