The 4 Times Nobody Told You to Stop Power-Sanding Your Nipples

Cracked and bleeding nipples got you down? I know your story. I’ve heard it a hundred times and have lived it myself. You’re somewhere in the first few weeks of breastfeeding. You did your homework and read all the things … Continue reading

New Year, New Baby: The Birth of Hazel Addie

The day before Hazel was born I had a midwife appointment at 1pm. Jackie, my midwife, checked me and I was 4cm dilated. She stripped my membranes and stretched me to 5cm. I was 10 days overdue and she suggested I … Continue reading

Confidence is Key: NIP Without Fear

Tis the season to be running all over the place in a frenzy of percent-off sales, bustling strangers and un-napped, discontented children… Or something like that. It’s easy to forget when you’ve had about 12 hours of sleep… collectively.. over the … Continue reading

There’s a Leaf in My Bra- Musings of a One Year Old’s Mom

This month our little man, our rainbow baby, perhaps our last little spawn,  Dr. Baby himself, will turn one. On Thanksgiving day, no less. The full gravity of that didn’t hit me until I sent out the call for Booby Award … Continue reading

5 Sanity-Saving Tips for Surviving Pregnancy With a Toddler

You want to know a secret? Listen close: it is HARD to be pregnant and take care of a little one at the same time. Heck, it’s hard to be pregnant! What, that isn’t a secret? Well I would have … Continue reading

Mommy Time-Outs: What They Are & Why You Need One

We’re all adults here, so I feel like I can be real with you. Super real. Like, Mr. Rogers-changing-out-of-his-outside-shoes real. Adulting is hard. Super hard. And being a mom is also hard. Rewarding, fulfilling, magical, yada yada, but hard. Anyone … Continue reading

My Family’s Fight With Food Allergies

It’s every mother’s worst nightmare. Your child is hurting and you can’t fix it. My son, Jaxson, started showing troubling symptoms around one month old. He had bleeding diaper rashes, his skin was covered in eczema, and he cried all … Continue reading

We Are Breastfeeding Mommas… Hear Us ROAR!

I got the eye of the tiger, a fighter, Dancing through the fire ‘Cause I am the champion, And you’re gonna hear me roar Louder, louder than a lion ‘Cause I am a champion, And you’re gonna hear me roar! … Continue reading