In a recent online thread I noticed many mothers providing loving support to a mother in need of it. When a mother mentions what seems to be a drop in supply, many women will rally around her with countless well meaning remedies. It is important to be sure that whenRead More →

I’ve reached the end of my rope. Though I have used pumps like the Medela In Style Advanced, the Freemie Equality, and Willow Pump to make it through my first year with Jojo and working full time outside of the home, some of these provided a necessary solution to reachingRead More →

Honestly no one could have ever convinced me that I would be talking about my breast as much as I do or breast in general before becoming a mother.  As it turns out Breast are really awesome, that is until they don’t work like you want them too; and byRead More →

I’m finally getting to sit down and scribble my thoughts about an episode of the television show Black’ish called, “Mother Nature.” The kids bedtime schedules leave little room for watching tv shows on an already busy Tuesday night so I had to watch it on the website.  About the episode:Read More →

“There has got to be an easier way!” Is a thought that frequently crosses my mind as I gather my tools and head to my special closet that has a lock on a door and an 11×17 sheet of paper covering the window that says in large letters “IN USE”.Read More →

We all know that the arrival of a baby in the family will mean frequent pediatrician visits, even if only for the well child visits to make sure the children are on “target”. I’ve also found that these visits tend to feel like parent teacher conferences and you’re the studentRead More →

Disclaimer: The purpose of this post is not to shame families who have made the personal choice to formula feed or supplement with formula. Ultimately the choice is yours to do what is best for you and your family. It is understood that there are many reasons parents choose againstRead More →

You may have read my story of what it was like giving birth to twins. It was a fairly easy delivery to be honest, easy and fast.  I did mention that the delivery was just the beginning. As new parents know well, the rubber meets the road when the babyRead More →