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supplementing without guilt

October 2, 2017
Formula Feeding

Thank you to Nature’s One for sponsoring today’s post. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Two things that have rocked my world since becoming a mom are 1) mom guilt and 2) mom shaming. And one of the things that surprises me most is that these two go hand-in-hand when it comes to how a mom chooses to feed her baby. I was clueless to the pressure…

a healthier baby with only 5ml of breastmilk per day

September 4, 2017
Breastfeeding is quality time1

Thank you to Evivo for sponsoring today’s posts. All thoughts & opinions are my own. Breastfeeding is hard. SO hard. For me, anyways. I realize it’s not that way for everyone, but for me, it has been. Blaire wasn’t exclusively breastfed past day 3 and Ben only was for the first few weeks. I have one lazy boob that barely makes anything. I am uncomfortable nursing in public…

6 ways to be a happier mom

August 21, 2017
6 Ways to be a Happier Mom

Thank you to Dannon Yogurt Drinks for sponsoring today’s posts. All thoughts & opinions are my own. Being a mom is tough… tougher than I ever imagined. Putting someone’s (or sometwo’s or somethree’s) every need before yours on a daily basis can be exhausting and trying. It is so easy to get so wrapped up in taking care of these babies that we forget to take care of…

5 things you should do after baby is born

June 27, 2017
Ben Newborn

Thank you to Tiny Prints for sponsoring this post. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Whether it’s your first or fourth — bringing home a new baby is exciting, hectic, scary and just plain overwhelming. There are so many new and important factors I’ve never had to deal with (see number 1). Consider this your quick list of things to work on once you’ve unpacked those hospital…

Mother’s Day Questions

May 10, 2017

I’ve seen these Mother’s Day questions floating around Facebook and since my answers would be super long, I figured it’d make a better blog post. And, since I haven’t shared Ben’s birth story yet (you can read Blaire’s here) some of this information, and some pictures are things I’ve never shared before! Motherhood is seriously mind blowing. You spend your days googling things you never thought you’d type, stepping…

Nursing Must Haves

April 3, 2017
Nursing Must Haves

Thank you to Motherhood Maternity for sponsoring today’s post. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Before Blaire was born, I did nothing when it came to preparing to breastfeed. Okay… fine. I bought one nursing bra and one nursing tank top. Then called it good. I didn’t take the Breastfeeding Prep class through our hospital because it seemed like all anyone talked about how natural nursing was. Something that’s natural…

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