Monthly Archives: August 2012

Baby Poop! Why are we moms obsessed with it?

I got a text from one of my friends today about her son, who recently started solid foods, being constipated. She wanted some advice about what worked for me when my daughter went through the same thing; hence the motivation … Continue reading

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Two of Everything!

When I say two of everything I am not necessarily referring to the need for two of everything because I have two girls (although I am sure that point will come!), but rather an organizational idea I use for stocking … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding Series: Pumping

Aw, the joys of pumping. Not exactly. I have yet to hear any breastfeeding mother say, “I love pumping.” In fact, it is the bane of my existence. Despite this, it does provide my baby with nourishment (from me) in … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding Series: Nipple Confusion – My Take on It

So many books, doctors, and advice columns warn of the problems of nipple confusion, and highly recommend that you have breastfeeding well established before offering other suckling objects. While I do agree that it is important to establish sound breastfeeding … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding Series: Nursing in Public

First you get comfortable nursing and then you have to do it in public, or with guests around! A whole new thing to learn. I loved my nursing cover for those moments. A good one that is large enough and … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding Series: Beginning to Breastfeed

First of all, breastfeeding is very individual. Every mommy, every baby is different. You can have very different breastfeeding experiences with each child. Kuddos for attempting to breastfeed! Second, I am not a lactation consultant, I am just offering what … Continue reading

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Bringing Home Mommy

All the pregnancy reference books, handouts, and info from your doctor or hospital, give you a list of what to have to feel prepared to bring home your newborn; however I was never warned of what one needed to have … Continue reading

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