From one working, breastfeeding mom to another, here are all the tips, tricks, and helpful hints you need for successful breast pumping at work.
If your maternity leave is coming to an end, don’t fret! Read these ten tips for successfully transitioning back to work. You and your baby will get through this!
How many moms can relate to a non-stop weekday routine? Does your life feel like Groundhog Day! Despite the lack of sleep, lack of me-time, and feeling constantly pulled in a million directions, I wouldn’t trade my family for the world.
One of my weekend rituals is to make this nutrient-packed pesto so I can have it in my fridge, ready when I need it throughout the week. The idea came to me after Maddie’s six month well visit. The nurse suggested adding iron-fortified rice cereal to her diet because (she said) breastfed babies do not… Continue reading Popeye’s Powerful Pesto: Packed with Iron, Vitamins, and Nutrients
There are so many incredible benefits to breastfeeding. Most importantly, it provides your baby with the ultimate nourishment. But it’s hard – especially at the beginning.
You’re about to meet your baby! Congratulations! But before you do, you have to get through the hard part: labor and delivery. Here are ten tips that either helped me, or I wish I had known when I had my little one.
In April 2014, Stan and I welcomed our daughter, Madeline. She was 8.6 pounds of pure perfection. I went into labor on my due date… One of the only times I have ever been on time in my life… And 24 grueling, painful, exhausting hours later, our Maddie was born. So, how do you know… Continue reading Ouch! Was That A Contraction? A first time mom’s experience with labor
We made it to the one year mark with our daughter, Madeline! Yay! It feels like a true accomplishment. The first year is tough. Becoming a mother is the most amazing, incredible, fulfilling honor of my life. But, again, it’s tough. I had no idea how easy I had it before becoming a mom. Want… Continue reading My First Year As A New Mom
Here it goes! I’m both excited and nervous to begin this journey of blogging. Things happen throughout the day that make me think That would be a great blog post, but I have always managed to talk myself out of it. Who would want to read what I have to say? I’m not a childcare… Continue reading A New Beginning