I’ve been a bit MIA the past week. That’s because I’ve been on and off the phone with the breastfeeding center lactation consultants–my one-year-old has been biting.
The poor thing is teething and is taking it out on my nipples. I was unprepared for this as my older son ever bit me a . . . → Read More: Chomp!
If you’ve been following along, I trained for and ran a half marathon last weekend after my friend (and fellow nursing mother) had a prophetic dream that we did it.
Since January, I’ve worked to return to some semblance of my former, very fit self. I shifted my perspective about my workouts and . . . → Read More: Half Marathon Recap: Milk on the Run
This week, in honor of Mother’s Day, the breastfeeding blog hop is talking about mini Mamas–kids of nursing moms who wear and nurse their “babies.”
I love talking about my older son’s nurturing. I don’t like calling him a little “mommy,” mostly because he is very careful to assure me that he is . . . → Read More: Breastfeeding Blog Hop: My Little Nurser
Ever since I started posting about jury duty, I’ve been getting lots of questions about deferrals, getting outright excused, and the difference between those terms. So, for Pennsylvania, and Allegheny County specifically, here is what we know.
Jurors will receive a summons in the mail. The summons will include a questionnaire that needs . . . → Read More: Jury Duty: Deferral versus Excused
My son has stopped nursing to sleep. He’s 11 months old, so this creates a problem for me. How do I get him to become asleep?
I have a few neighbors and cousins who seem to have given birth to the sort of magical baby who will yawn, then the parents put the . . . → Read More: When Baby Stops Nursing to Sleep
I mentioned earlier this winter that I began training for a half marathon along with another mama friend. I had a plan, all the best intentions, and a support network in place to help me achieve this goal. But then…I fell off the training wagon. Hard.
I could list all sorts of reasons . . . → Read More: Shifted Perspective on Athletic Goals
My older son has a peanut allergy. I used to think food allergies were imaginary, truly I did.
We learned about my kiddo’s allergy when he broke out in alarming, angry hives while eating some peanut butter yogurt. He’d been eating peanut butter for a few months when his body finally realized, “Hey! . . . → Read More: Coping with Food Allergies