Breastfeeding Essentials Guide

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My mama resume boasts 5 years of breastfeeding. FIVE. YEARS. There was a break when I was pregnant with Max and then a few weeks between Max weaning and Reid being born. So, for the most part, this whole nourishing another person with my body has been a full time gig for a long time. […]

4 Kinds Of Bras Every Breastfeeding Mom Needs

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I truly envy the mamas who have figured out how to nurse with their regular bras. By the title of this post, you’ve probably guessed that I am not that girl. These here nursing tatas need mega support during their lactating days. For real. End of story, no negotiating allowed. Because of my fluctuation between […]

What I’ve Learned In 50 Months of Breastfeeding

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If you were expecting a list on how I’ve reached this milestone — 50 months of breastfeeding, whoop, whoop, high five to me and my babies! — you’ll find this post lacking. Every situation is so unique, every mother/baby duo so special that what I’ve experienced is most likely very different from what you’ve experienced. Over […]

How To Night Wean An Older Child

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I’m slow to process meaningful events in my life. Molasses slow. Breastfeeding is one such event, well, experience. Hence, this post has been in my drafts since late Winter when I first started to night wean Max. He had just turned 2 1/2 and I felt like it was time. For him and for me. Not […]

Where I’ve Been

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This week I scrolled through my recent posts to recall what I’ve covered here on the blog and found it so lacking :/ I used to share some pretty awesome posts if I do say so myself and the last few months have been random Style Files, recipes and pregnancy updates. Kind of lame if […]

Why I Nurse In Public

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I never intended to be a breastfeeding exhibitionist. Promise. And really, that’s not an accurate label for me at all. Breastfeeding advocate? Yes. Regular ol mama? Absolutely. When my daughter was born I knew I wanted to breastfeed and as we traversed the logistics nursing in public just started happening. She would be hungry at […]

As Long As You’re Living, My Baby You’ll Be

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Oh Max, my baby. My little man. I look at you and smile. And tear up. And chuckle. And feel all sorts of awe for the blessing you are to me. Today I rocked Max before settling him into bed, all 35 pounds of him. He is long. His legs extend beyond the arm of […]

14 Reasons to Breastfeed Your Toddler

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This month marks my 22nd month of nursing Max. First as a chunky little baby and now as a rough and tumble almost 2 year old. It’s been quite the road and it seems I never know what’s coming next. But I love it. And I didn’t really know if I would. That’s the thing […]

Give Some Postpartum Love

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I love it when sponsorship opportunities line up perfectly with a post I’ve already been dreaming up. Even better, FREEBIES! So, send a little thank you Poise’s way and pin the ish out of this post for the upcoming baby shower I know you’re heading to soon :) Babies, babies, everywhere! They’re popping up via […]