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Breastfeeding Lesson 1: It’s harder than it looks.

When I was pregnant, there was no doubt in my mind; I wanted to breastfeed my baby. I had heard it could be hard, and I accepted that idea, but in a very vague and abstract way. I had seen women breastfeeding my whole life, what could really be SO difficult? Put baby to boob,… Continue reading Breastfeeding Lesson 1: It’s harder than it looks.

Healthy Baked Goods · Snacks · Sweets · vegan

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

I wanted to bake during yesterday’s snowstorm, but we lost electricity! It was kind of nice to just slow down and not have anything to do all day.  However, as soon as the power came back this morning, I went straight to work in the kitchen. My favorite thing about baking? Getting to enjoy the… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

breakfast · easy meals · Pregnancy · vegan

The First Trimester (Plus Banana-Nut Oatmeal Recipe)

I am very grateful to be enjoying a fairly peaceful second trimester, after a pretty tough first one.  Right around the 6 week mark, I started to feel quite nauseous and had no interest in food.  It made the holidays tough, as I was too sick to really enjoy time with my family and friends.  Things got… Continue reading The First Trimester (Plus Banana-Nut Oatmeal Recipe)