My Love Hate Relationship With Pumping

This post is in partnership with Aeroflow Breastpumps. I have a love hate relationship with pumping. There, I said it. No reason to sugar coat one of the less glamorous parts of motherhood, right? I mean, don’t we all hate being milked? I love that I have the opportunity to nourish my baby and maintain […]

The Breastfeeding Mom’s Guide To Getting Away

This post was sponsored by Philips Avent as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Going back to work after Jemma was born kind of scarred me. I HATED leaving her. I felt like I was leaving my heart behind and I worried. Oh, […]

A New Resource For Breastfeeding Families

This post is sponsored by Aeroflow Breastpumps. Melissa. That was the name of my very first lactation consultant. To this day I don’t know what I would have done without her care, guidance, and support. More than once I called her on the verge of tears. She listened to my scattered worries, organized them, and […]

Style File — Love Comma

Remember when I raved about maternity underwear and questioned why it took me so long to get a few pairs? Here are the winners if you’re curious! Well, I’m in the same boat when it comes to nursing clothes. Or, as Love Comma calls it feedwear. Seriously, why try to make regular clothes work when there […]

6 Ways Your Partner Can Support You During the Breastfeeding Days

Do I have a perfect husband? No. Do I have a pretty great one? Absolutely! One of my most treasured things about Dominic is how he has supported me through 68 months (and counting!) of breastfeeding between our four kids. That is no easy feat!  One, because breastfeeding moms are kind of emotional (at least I […]

Breastfeeding Essentials Guide

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

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

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 […]

Lactation Cookies

I whipped up a batch of these cookies for a friend who recently returned to work. Her pumping output has decreased a bit and we all know how worrisome that can be when your little one is relying on mama’s milk around the clock. She messaged me this morning that she had gobbled up a […]

How To Night Wean An Older Child

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

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 […]