I’ve mentioned before that, while we all know fresh, whole foods are the ideal to strive for, sometimes we just need some packaged foods. As a busy working mom, not to mention a mom still nursing and working out, I particularly seek out protein-rich healthy foods I can pop into my face when I’m . . . → Read More: MomMe Meals
Burlington’s airport (in Vermont) recently unveiled a new lactation station–a pod-like space called a Mamava. I think this is fantastic! Not because I think mothers should be “sent” in there to nurse their babies, but because traveling moms who need to express their milk have a serious lack of options in airports.
If there is a “family . . . → Read More: Airport Lactation Pods
My baby has started chewing on everything. Everything! Sometimes I find myself fishing gravel out of his mouth. He’s getting 4 teeth at once, I think.
Orange chew beads and bangles–pretty and sassy!
Lately, he’s been popping off the breast during feedings to gnaw on his nursing necklace. I’ve decided it’s time to . . . → Read More: Considering Teething Necklaces
Remember last week when I wrote about my concerns that my body stopped producing enough milk? And it was actually just a broken breast pump? I was alarmed by my speedy jump to distrust my own body and its biological processes.
This week, there has been quite the hubub online regarding a product that . . . → Read More: Products That Prey On Moms’ Fears
Long before I even began working with A Mother’s Boutique, I bought a Mommy Necklace for my first baby. I love that necklace, still, 3.5 years later, although my preschooler has taken ownership of it now.
As a baby, he really loved playing with it while I was nursing and I bought a color . . . → Read More: Mommy Necklaces: A Gush Fest
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 also . . . → Read More: Amber: Baby Bling and Calming Tool
A friend sent me a blog post a few weeks ago explaining the release of a new product: Similac Mom. It doesn’t seem to be available in the US, but it sure is for sale in lots of other countries around the world. It’s a product designed for pregnant and postpartum women to drink, . . . → Read More: Similac Mom: Formula for Grownups