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Myth: Feeding your baby is for bonding and turning off life, looking into their eyes, and devoting all your attention to them while youView full post »
Lowell had formula.
I say this not for praise or like it’s some kind of confession. It’s nothing I’m ashamed of.View full post »
I’m sharing some of my favorite breastfeeding products, tips, and advice.View full post »
A. Catch a stream of regurgitated breastmilk streaming down your cleavage, headed for your bra and shirt, with your iPhone, and then wipeView full post »
I spent my weekend in Atlanta at the Ritz in Buckhead. On Saturday, I visited the Dry Bar for a blowout and dressed in a long sequined gownView full post »
Sometimes I wish I could just magically transport my thoughts from my head to this blog in real time. No wordpress app and iPhone required.View full post »
It’s not what you think. Adding those things up in my title, it comes out to a different equation than the one I’m going toView full post »
I went to Dillard’s to buy a new bra last week. Victoria’s Secret was closed for a remodel, and Dillard’s was the closestView full post »
Leyna hasn’t nursed in over 3 days. That’s not the result of a conscious decision to wean her on my part. It just happened.View full post »
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For as much attention as mainstream media likes to give mothers and drama (or “mommy wars”) on theView full post »
“Hey, the ice machine isn’t working anymore. I tried several times to unjam it, but I don’t think there are any chunks ofView full post »
Last night, around 3 a.m., Leyna woke. And it was one of those cries that let me know she was hungry or just plain annoyed andView full post »
Freaking breastfeeding. Why’s it always got to be so stupid emotional?
Before I had babies, I could. not. understand. what womenView full post »
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My top 10 breastfeeding tips and tricks… things that worked for me.
1. Build aView full post »
That’s 12 oz. of milk pumped in 12 hours I was away from my baby, straight from the fridge.
People always ask me if I make straightView full post »
As much as I love breastfeeding (I really do this time around), it’s a hard thing to do in the summer heat of Texas. And you knowView full post »
It’s a good thing I’m not a modest person. My trip through security on my way to Seattle involved lots of hollering back andView full post »
Is a 2 month old a newborn still? What if she weighs 15 lbs already and sleeps in 6-9 month jammies? Regardless, 2 months into this wholeView full post »
I firmly believe one of the least discussed parts of the whole pregnancy, childbirth, becoming a mom experience is the part that followsView full post »
While I was busy yesterday urging others to fight hate and injustice, two of my best blogosphere friends Gina (thefeministbreeder.com) andView full post »
A lot of blog posts come to me in the shower. This one was literally inspired by the view looking down in the shower today. It is a sadView full post »
It’s sad that there is even a term popularly used for such bullshit. Working mom vs. stay at home mom, breastfeeding vs. formulaView full post »
Truth be told, I hated breastfeeding with every fiber of my being for the first two months of Kendall’s life. I dreaded it, criedView full post »
It worked! Well, I guess I should say it’s working. After speed reading some key chapters in Dr. Ferber’s book last week, weView full post »
As if you couldn’t tell from pictures, he relishes meal time, and while his love for the boob still remains, he’s slowlyView full post »
My kid beats me up. He bangs on my chest with his fists when he eats, he pinches me, scratches me, pulls my hair, my earrings, my nippleView full post »
::cue slow, eerie music:: It was a dark stormy night… okay, more like a mildly breezy, little bit of rain, still pretty freaking hotView full post »
Okay folks. I am so excited to announce that I think we’ve come to the other side! The side where having a baby is more fun thanView full post »
I keep meaning to blog this…. A few weeks ago I made my first trip to the local Blockbuster to return some DVDs we got from ourView full post »
It seems simple enough. Woman has boobs. Woman has baby. Woman’s boobs fill with milk for baby. Baby sucks milk out of boobs.View full post »
The fun just. doesn’t. stop. I have MASTITIS!! Because obviously I haven’t had a challenging enough postpartum recoveryView full post »
O….M….G…!! Do not, DO NOT stand in front of a three way mirror in your underwear when you are 34 weeks. Holy hell.View full post »
Since I’m up and rarely have the time or energy to blog, I thought I’d take a few precious minutes to blog a funny niece story.View full post »