How To Support a Nursing Mom

This past Saturday I watched a documentary called The Milky Way. My husband put it on while I was starting to get the kids ready for bed, and he had to put Lily to bed because I was glued to the television. I had read a few books about breastfeeding when Lily was a baby, but this was the first documentary I have watched about it. Honestly, it made me sad and angry. There seems to be a bias in this country against all things “natural”. It really concerns me. Instead of just getting angry about it, I decided to…

Breastfeeding Diet

A mother’s diet is very important when nursing. In the first few years of life a baby is still developing; the brain and immune system is not mature yet. What mom puts into her mouth can have a lasting impact on her baby if she is breastfeeding. Please don’t let the thought of this intimidate you. It is actually a wonderful blessing to be able to nourish your child by breastfeeding. There are many short term and long term benefits for your child’s health. I am very passionate about breastfeeding, and I hope this article helps a few moms succeed…

Ergobaby Carrier

This blog post is LONG overdue. Since my daughter Addie was born just over a month ago, I have had many moms ask me about the baby carrier I use. Sometimes I take information for granted, I thought everyone knew about this amazing product that makes “mom life” so much easier! In my defense, I lived in South Korea for 5 years, where baby carrying is second nature, and the stroller is somewhat of a novelty. I can honestly say I could not imagine life as a mom without a baby carrier; it has truly been a “life-saver” for me….