Every Breastfeeding Journey Is Different, Every One Is Special

Welcome to the World Breastfeeding 2013 Blog Carnival cohosted by NursingFreedom.org and The San Diego Breastfeeding Center! This post was written for inclusion in the WBW 2013 Blog Carnival. Our participants will be writing and sharing their stories about community support and normalizing breastfeeding all week long. Find more participating sites in the list at […]

Velcro Baby

I’m trying to remember where I first heard that term “Velcro baby”. Immediately, I knew I’d use it forever. It perfectly describes Max. My very own Velcro baby. Ever since he was born, he’s been my Velcro baby. He’s the hook, I’m the loop. He went from being in me, to on me. His favorite […]

10 Tips For Babywearing Safety

Welcome to the June 2013 Authentic Parenting Blog Carnival: Babywearing This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Authentic Parenting Blog Carnival hosted by Authentic Parenting and Living Peacefully with Children. This month our participants have written about babywearing. We hope you enjoy this month’s posts and consider joining us next month when we […]

Mama, We’re So Close!

Awhile back I entered this photo of Max and I into the Natural Parents Network Flickr Photo Contest. The prompt for entries was, “What Does Natural Parenting Really Look Like?” And this … this is so us :)   Max in comfy jammies talking to me through grunts and smiles and tickles.    Me wearing […]

Style File | Wear Babies, Change Lives

Wear Babies, Change Lives. That’s the motto of Umi Sling, a small business started by one of my dear friends. Now, before you scroll down please take a moment to read this post for the history behind Project Baby Bilum. Project Baby Bilum inspired Umi Sling’s mission and understanding this project will help put many […]

100 Days Old

Today, my sweet boy, you are 100 hundred days old. I never thought I would have a boy and now, I can’t imagine my life without one. Without you. Thank you for the greatest 100 hundred days a Mama could ask for. It sounds too simple to say, “I love you”, but those are the […]

{GUEST POST} How to Be an Attachment Aunt

My baby sister and I last lived together when she was 12 and I was 18. That all changed this summer when she was home from college and Dominic, Jemma, and I moved into my parent’s home during our house building adventure. Hannah climbed the stairs for my tired pregnant self countless times and acted […]

{Just About} Everthing You Need to Know About Babywearing

I am proud and honored to be a volunteer with the Natural Parents Network (NPN), a community of natural-minded parents and parents-to-be where you will be informed, empowered, and inspired. When you visit the NPN’s website you can find articles and posts about Activism, Balance, Consistent Care, Ecological Responsibility, Family Safety, Feeding With Love, Gentle […]

Close to My Heart

Oh, sweet babies … Life is calm when we’re wrapped tight together. I see your sweet smile. I hear your tiny breathes. I feel your warm self. For so long you were bundled inside of me. It only seems right to be bundled together now. You’re close to my heart. Right where you belong. Babywearing […]

Star Worthy V.5

It’s been a bit since I pulled together a Star Worthy. I think because I tend to pin most everything I love these days :) But, here’s a few that I must share – totally worth a look-see. Squash soup – can you say, “YUMM-O”  Ashley’s take on BABYWEARING – seriously the best I’ve read […]