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 →
It’s awful. Those who’ve lived it will tell you it is painful, miserable and inconvenient. Many nursing mothers will face mastitis, and for many first-timer’s, it’s hard to know when you have it. Symptoms often resemble the common cold … Read more Continue reading →
All stages of breastfeeding are unique, from newborn to toddler. While newborns don’t do much of anything while they nurse, infants start to grab toes and reach for our faces. These are the simple and sweet nursing days. Soon they … 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 →
“Breasts are a scandal because they shatter the border between motherhood and sexuality.” ― Iris Marion Young
Before your children were even a thought, if you saw a woman breastfeeding what would you think? I venture to guess that most … Read more Continue reading →
We’ve all been educated on the benefits of breastfeeding to some extent; benefits to both mom and baby’s physical, mental and emotional needs. And yet, a battle still rages on the topic of where, when and how long a mother … Read more Continue reading →