There's nothing worse than typing up a 1000+ word post only to have it not save. And I thought it was pretty good. But, apparently, it wasn't meant to be. Now, breast milk supply works on a supply and demand system. Your baby screams and cries her demand and your body works as hard as… Continue reading Dealing With Low Breast Milk Supply
As a first time parent this is really scary. You think there's something seriously wrong, or at the very least, your kid is very constipated - which we all despise. But if your child is exclusively breastfed, don't fret. It's normal, as long as they aren't in distress or showing signs of discomfort. When Sweet… Continue reading Help! My Baby Hasn’t Pooped in a Week!
That's right, I'm going there. Sleeping arrangements can vary from house to house, family to family, and even child to child. They certainly did around here. But please understand that I am not promoting or condemning any one idea or circumstance so long as safe sleeping habits are practiced with your children. Let me start… Continue reading Co-Sleeping: The How’s and Why’s of Our First Month Home with Little Squish
So I found this recipe a couple years ago when I was pregnant with Sweet Girl. I wish I could remember where I found it because I cannot take credit for the recipe and ratios of ingredients. But it is seriously so yummy and full of things that are so good for you to keep… Continue reading Awesome Energy Bites
The first time around I was astonished at how hungry I was all the time. All day every day I felt like I needed to be putting food in my mouth. The problem was, I never had any what I wanted to or could eat. I was woefully unprepared for the snacking needs of a… Continue reading Snacking While Breastfeeding
Thankfully when you find out a baby is coming you have nine months to prepare. And there's a lot to prepare for. Nine months on a roller coaster, preparing for your ideal labor and delivery, preparing for the worst case scenario, and preparing to bring home that little bundle (or bundles) of joy. Having gone… Continue reading Preparing to Recover Post Birth
Every breastfeeding relationship is different. Moms have different desires, babies have different needs, there are different circumstances to work around. This is just how my relationship with Sweet Girl has gone, and the basic outline it seems to take, at least from my perpective.
Pinterest is my go to for so many things. My number one reason for using Pinterest - meal ideas. I love cooking and baking but I am not very creative or imaginative when it comes down to it. So having all the wonderful bloggers posting fantastic recipes is great for our dinner plans. My current… Continue reading Sweet Girl is Dairy Free
Let me start this post by saying that I understand that what works for one family doesn't work for another. I believe that breastfeeding is the best option for all babies, but also know that it is not always possible or what's best for mom. We have been breastfeeding for almost 15 months now. And… Continue reading Keep on Breastfeeding