There’s a GI bug circulating around…well, basically everywhere. It’s at my older son’s preschool. It’s all over my play group. I initially scoffed at this bug like I always do because say what you will about my older son–that kid has an iron stomach. He has never, ever vomited.
I smugly assumed my . . . → Read More: GI Bug Prescription: More Breastmilk
After I wrote about my jury duty summons last week, we saw a lot of comments on our Facebook page from moms with the opposite emotion regarding their summons. One commenter out in cyberspace actually thinks I’m crazy for looking forward to jury duty. Who knows? I might have misguided expectations.
I just . . . → Read More: Jury Duty: Exemption For Nursing Moms?
The other day, I had a string of meetings an appointments away from home. The last time this happened, I tried pumping in my car since I couldn’t think of another solution. This time, the particular part of town I visited was much too urban for car-pumping to feel comfortable. I couldn’t imagine . . . → Read More: I Can Pump With a Little Help from My Friends
I wish I were writing a blog post about how awesome my training was going for the half marathon. I had a few weeks there where I was doing so well–I even lost 8 pounds! And I worked up to running 22 consecutive minutes. Previous me might have scoffed at such a feat, . . . → Read More: Bumps In the Road
By the time my son was a few months old, I definitely noticed that the other mamas at La Leche League all seemed to have their kids in special, fancy necklaces. They came in flower shapes, plain beads…all of them in varying shades of brown and yellow. I wanted one for myself. I . . . → Read More: Amber: Baby Bling and Calming Tool
By Andrea Summers
I was thrilled when Judy asked me to guest post about my home births to share with you all. I don’t have any amazing home birth stories like I read so many times, but each of my births hold a special place in my heart and I’m happy to briefly . . . → Read More: Homebirth: One Mom’s Journey Through Four Births
One of the only things I accurately predicted about new motherhood was that breastfeeding was something I couldn’t study from a book beforehand. Sure, I knew the basics of it all and had a bare-bones understanding of human lactation, but nothing quite prepared me for what it would feel like to nurse that . . . → Read More: Breastfeeding Blog Hop: Good Beginnings