When Sister Meets Sibling

Yesterday I was over at The Pierogie Mama sharing about my transition from one child to two. Here’s a little snippet: No doubt, going from one on one to being outnumbered is hard. I have shed tears, felt overwhelmed, used harsh words and collapsed at the end of the day with pure exhaustion. But over […]

Building a Healthcare Community

Do you see one doctor, a few or perhaps an assortment of specialists? Would you consider yourself to have a healthcare community?  It’s not something I really thought about before having a family, but since becoming a mom I’ve spent time thinking, researching and proactively working towards building such a community. I’m sharing about this […]

Natural Parents Network’s 2nd Annual Holiday Gift Guide & Giveaway! {12/6, 26 winners, US, ARV $2,587}

Welcome to the Second Annual Natural Parents Network Holiday Gift Guide! If you need to complete your holiday shopping, find a birthday present for a friend, or just treat yourself to something special, the NPN Holiday Gift Guide has something for everyone. But what’s even better, the NPN Holiday Gift Guide is a great opportunity […]

Everything You Wanna Know About Cloth Diapers

Countless times I’ve received emails from friends and readers asking about the basics of cloth diapering. It’s a big world filled with lots of lingo and choices so it’s no wonder it can be confusing to a new mama (or even a seasoned one thinking about giving cloth a go).  Today, I’m going to collaborate […]

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 […]

The Bond of Breastfeeding

Welcome to the Breastfeeding Support Blog Party! Bloggers around the world have gathered together to share posts which provide current or soon-to-be breastfeeding mothers with a wealth of well-researched information, personal stories, and statistics designed to help you have the most successful breastfeeding experience possible. Be sure to scroll to the bottom of this post […]