Pump Accessories

It surprises me to say, but today is the last day of August! Where did this month go?? I have one final installment for Breast Feeding Awareness Month, and it’s all about the pump. Moms, we are all too familiar with this machine that takes up permanent residence on our kitchen table, so today I’m…

Sound Asleep with Owlet

|Dress: Gilligan & O’Malley (Aqua color sold out online)| When I say ‘sound asleep’ you probably think I’m talking about the baby, right? Well, not this time! This post isn’t about getting baby to sleep soundly, instead it’s about allowing you to sleep like a baby for once. And let’s be honest, you need it. To all of…

How To Increase Your Milk Supply

I’m back with another installment for Breastfeeding Awareness month and today I’m talking about how to increase your milk supply naturally. I’d say almost every nursing mom hits a road bump and either runs a little low, or at least thinks she does so here are some helpful tips to getting that liquid gold back…

Baby Wearing

KEEP SCROLLING FOR A 10% OFF DISCOUNT CODE FOR A BELUGA BABY WRAP OF YOUR OWN! I’ve been blessed with happy babies that never cry much, until Johnny was born. Don’t get me wrong he’s a happy baby, and he doesn’t cry much… If I’m holding him. The second I put him down the wailing…

Supplementing

It’s National Breastfeeding Awareness month and as promised, I’m back talking more about the topic. This time I’m addressing another popular form of feeding that goes hand-in-hand with nursing: Supplementing. While a mother’s intentions to breastfeed exclusively may be real, the truth is it doesn’t always work out that way. It’s INCREDIBLY time consuming, for…

Organizing with the U.S.H.

I used to think having a dog was messy. Then I had kids… Wow does the clutter pile up on ya. Now that I have 3, I really understand how messy it can be. Keeping a clean and organized house is practically impossible. I have toys laying around everywhere, clothes in every corner of the house,…

Milk Drunk

August officially kicks off National Breastfeeding Awareness Month, it’s aimed in spreading more awareness about nursing and providing a better landscape of breastfeeding support. Their campaign encourages those who support it to host events, post online, open up the dialog and help educate others about the benefits of breastfeeding. Not only that, it’s meant to…

Recovery: My C-Section Story

The photos above were taken about 6 hours after Johnny was born. This was the first time Giada got to meet her new baby brother, a moment in which she had been preparing for months beforehand. It’s amazing how calm he got once she started talking to him, he definitely recognized her voice from all…

John Fox’s Birth Story

You know how people say, “I don’t care if the baby is a boy or girl, black, white, green or purple… as long as it’s healthy”? Well, I had a purple baby. This is the lengthy story of the night I went into labor at 37 weeks & 6 days with Mr. John Fox… I remember…

Currently Craving: Funfetti Crescent Rolls

My daughter came across this recipe on Pinterest. Yes, even she- at only 4 years old- can fall victim to the black hole of Pinterest. So, as Giada would have it, an immediate demanded was prompted for it to be on the menu that day (after threenager comes what…?). I knew she was insistent on…

Dad: The Superhero 

You are so much stronger than a superhero to me. I don’t recall Batman or Superman ever doing all the things you can do all the time and I’ve never seen Captain America fix all the things you know how to fix. Your heart is a lot more bright & shining than Iron Man’s and…

The Perfect Maternity/Nursing Top

           This awesome top is from Figure 8 Maternity and it’s double function! It’s a maternity tank plus nursing top (did you notice?) It comes in a bunch of different colors like: •Ink Blue (Pictured) • Turquoise • Black • Lilac Purple • Khaki • & a Rosie Taupe• Each time I’ve been pregnant, there was always that one piece I wore…