Normalize Breastfeeding: My Baby Boy

In a breastfeeding support group on Facebook, someone asked how long everyone planned to breastfeed their babies. One mother responded that she is only going to breastfeed a year because her baby is a boy. This is one reason why breastfeeding is so sexualized in our country. The length of a breastfeeding relationship should not be dependent on gender. By … Read More

Breastfeeding Is Not Nudity

Four days ago I posted this picture on instagram and facebook. Last night, as I was doing my nightly routine, I checked facebook and I had a notification from Facebook saying that my photo had been reported and they made a decision. I knew it was about my breastfeeding picture. I opened the notification and Facebook (rightly) judged my photo … Read More

Banana Chia Lactation Cookies

Breastfeeding is a great reason to eat everything in sight, second only to being pregnant. Many people forget that a nursing mama needs to eat extra too! I’ve made many different varieties of lactation cookies and they are all super yummy, but this is by far the healthiest I’ve found so far. This recipe uses bananas instead of butter and … Read More

Early Potty Training

Diapers. Everyone knows about them. Changing diapers is often one of the least glamorous parts of becoming a parent. Diapers have become such a huge part of our culture that we fail to realize there is an alternative. What if your child could be potty trained by the time they walk? What if your child could tell you they need to go … Read More

Best of 2014 

Last year was one of the best years of my life so far. Life always has its ups and downs, but 2014 had far more good times than bad. Here are a few of my favorite memories of 2014! Last year I gave birth to my first baby and I watched my husband become a father. He was born on … Read More

Merry Christmas from our family to yours

Merry Christmas everyone!!! This Christmas is a very special one. It is my sweet little boy’s first christmas! My baby is about 5 and a half months old. He doesn’t really understand this whole santa clause and present thing yet but he sure does love looking at grandma’s christmas tree, visiting family and friends, and looking at the pretty wrapping … Read More

Dear Husband of a Breastfeeding Wife

Do you know what your wife does all day? She feeds your child WITH HER BODY. This little creature that grew inside her for 9 months is still depending on your wife for all of its nutrition and hydration. You may have been told that newborn babies nurse every 2-3 hours. What they didn’t tell you is that the baby … Read More

Time To Get Healthy

Recently I joined Beach Body as a coach. Yeah I know what you’re thinking. I have many reasons for making this choice. 1. I want to get fit and healthy. For myself, my baby, and my husband. 2. I want to inspire other people to be fit. If I change one other person’s life then it’s worth it. 3. My … Read More

Motherhood, How It’s Changed Me

I used to be a really shy person. As a child I wouldn’t even ask my grandparents or other relatives for water when visiting. I would whisper to my mom and have her ask for me. Since becoming a mother this has changed. I will speak up if it concerns my baby. For example, I am on vacation this weekend … Read More

Secret Bloggers Business Bootcamp

I’m so pumped. While pinteresting late one night, I stumbled on this awesome blog: Secret Bloggers Business. It is full of information on blogging and how to do it right. After thinking about it and reading the reviews, I decided to enroll in SBB Bootcamp. I am hoping this will help me really take my blog to the next level. … Read More