As a breastfeeding, stay-at-home mom, I’d say my level of attachment to my baby is pretty high. As is hers to me! So far, she does not go to sleep in any other way but nursing, so I am 100% responsible for putting her down at night and for all her naps. In her seven… Continue reading Mommy Self-Talk
As a breastfeeding mom, I have the appetite of a marathon runner. While it’s a lovely change from the nine months I spent sick and barely eating while I was pregnant, it can get tricky to stay satisfied with a demanding little cutie to care for. These snacks/mini meals are great because you can throw… Continue reading 10 Best Vegan Snacks for Moms On-The-Go!
It’s easy to be a perfect parent, before you have a kid. Life before children is filled with opportunities to observe other families in action, and come up with a hypothetical list of dos and don’ts. Then along comes your own little munchkin and all those “I’ll never ….” testaments fly out the window. Some… Continue reading When you’re a less than perfect parent
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.
When I look at myself in the mirror now, I see a pregnant mom, and it feels wonderful. I tend to smile at myself a little with a sense of peace and joy – tinged with a little disbelief, and mentally say “hi little girl,” to my daughter growing in my now obvious belly. I… Continue reading Week 17
Hello again world! It’s been such a while since we talked. Shortly after my last post, I found out I am pregnant!!! What a crazy 16 weeks it has been! We wanted this baby for a long time, so it was incredibly exciting to get that positive test result after many months of negative ones. I… Continue reading Pregnancy Announcement