Maternity

Girl Power! Great Websites For Women

July 12, 2021

Stumbling around the internet looking for some content to chew on, I was happy to find that Forbes just released the top 100 sites for women. It re-opened my eyes to a few sites that I already knew and loved but have gone largely ignored (like Dooce.com, Mommytracked and Popsugar) but many many more (obviously [...]

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Things I Want to Tell My Pre-child Self

July 7, 2021

There is no magic way to go back in time, but if there was I’d jump on that time bending machine to whisper a few words of wisdom in my childless ears. For all you singletons out there contemplating jumping aboard the kiddy express, here are a few things to think about now, before that [...]

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Two Is The Magic Number

July 6, 2021

How many kids does it take to create the ideal family? This is a trick question, right? I mean, nothing can tell me the “best” number of kids to have, least of all a study done on Norwegian men and women. However, that’s exactly what new research reported in the United Kingdom’s Daily Mail claims: [...]

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Breastfeeding: The New IT Diet

June 30, 2021

Feed your baby, get back into your skinny jeans. Now that’s what I’m talking about! A recent New York Times article asserts that breastfeeding contributes to post-partum weight loss. Go figure (so to speak). Whether you are nursing at the breast or pumping your milk out, making breast milk burns roughly 500 calories a day. [...]

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Steri Bottle Single Use Baby Bottle

June 29, 2021

My first question when I heard about Steri Bottle was “why single use?” Then I got my head outta my you know what and thought - how brilliant! Just think - no more washing bottles! Oh, the freedom. Of course, I’m a little more of a pack rat than that, and I can’t see myself [...]

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Memory Tree Kit

May 25, 2021

It’s hard to know what to give parents of a newborn. Yes, there are thousands - if not millions - of gifts available for newborns like onesies, teething rings, blocks, yada yada yada. But, sometimes you may want to give a gift that is significant, that will keep on giving, that will forever remind the [...]

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New Maternity Wear at Target

May 24, 2021

Now, why couldn’t they have had this when I was pregnant? Oh well, now it’s up to all you other gals out there who are actively growing to hop on down to Target and feel pretty and sassy:

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Amoralia Angelica Halterneck Tankini Set

May 20, 2021

With summer on the horizon it’s swimsuit season again. For some of you, it’s time to show off your hard work and wear that adorable bikini you’ve been looking forward to all winter. For others of us, it’s time to try to conceal all those parts that need concealing. And for those lucky ladies out [...]

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Increase Breastmilk With Hops

May 20, 2021

In my never ending quest to find the right elixir to increase my breastmilk supply, I’ve found what works best. Beer. Mmmm. Beer. And not just any beer (trust me, I’ve tried a few). Lagunitas India Pale Ale. That’s right. Lagunitas does the trick. Now, I’m not entirely sure why Lagunitas IPA does the trick, [...]

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Late Onset Baby Blues

May 12, 2021

Has anyone had an experience of the baby blues hitting them late in the game? I’m feeling like it’s hitting me now four months after my second daughter was born. Maybe it’s the constancy of the children with absolutely no downtime that is just hitting me. Maybe it’s that my Dad passed away 2 weeks [...]

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Wide Mouth Bottles to Supplement Breastfeeding

May 11, 2021

As a new (again) mother dealing with a nursing newborn, I’ve come to realize the utter importance of wide mouth bottles. If, for some reason, you need to supplement your little one’s diet with either bottled breast milk or formula and you’re trying to get breastfeeding started, listen up! This could change your life. OK, [...]

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Milk and Cookies by Milkmakers

April 30, 2021

Another post on increasing your breast milk supply because, well, I just keep finding these things that I never knew about and figure it’s good to share the wealth. Milkmakers is a new cookie on the market that is made to increase breast milk supply. Yep, eat a cookie, increase your breast milk - sounds [...]

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Scarves as Hooter Hiders

April 16, 2021

On Easter morning a few weeks back, we got up and out the door in record time to make it to an Easter egg hunt organized at our local horse stables. Unfortunately, I shoulda checked the weather. The light drizzle turned in to gale-force winds and pelting rain as we parked the car. Still, we [...]

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