Dear Outside World, We are doing well, aside from the fact that I could not tell you what day of the week it is, although I do know it is 6:53 AM. We, my sweet boy and I, have been...
I remember sitting in my first prenatal yoga class almost six years ago. My instructor (who I still highly respect as a member of the birth community) was a gentle, yet firm, mother of four, and Birth Doula. She...
Rewind about 9 years...my first encounter seeing Postpartum Depression I was a very young, nervous new mom. I worked at a daycare and so I soaked up any bits and pieces of motherhood from the moms I got to know through caring...
Officially, Lactation Professionals go by a handful of different titles. IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant), CLC (Certified Lactation Counselor), Lactation Educator, and Lactation Specialist are a few of the most common titles you'll come across in the US. Unofficially,...
We all have that friend who is totally anti-nursing and the friend who is a die hard breastfeeding advocate.  I happen to be a huge breastfeeding fan...no crazy sit-ins at the White House, but I definitely am pro-nursing. But not...

Are you still nursing?

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Are you still nursing? I get this question a lot.  Depending on the speaker, the tone, inflection and/or accompanying look can vary widely. The reason I get this question regularly is because my boys, who are both still nursing, are...
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So it’s World Breastfeeding Week. And if you’re a mom like me, you might have, well, mixed feelings about the extravaganza. After a great experience breastfeeding my firstborn, I had to pump exclusively for #2, and so far, for...
Being a mother is hard, no matter if it’s the first time or the fifth time. Yes, some pregnancies or babies are easier than others and some people handle it differently, but taking on the protection and care of...
That was the most loaded question I’ve ever been asked. Circumstances? I had just “hopped” off the table from the first sonogram of my second pregnancy. I hadn’t been able to see the screen, and as I lay there...
As World Breastfeeding Week has come to an end, I must say that I have quite mixed emotions about the posts, remarks and declarations that flooded my newsfeed. On one hand, I love the intention of normalizing breastfeeding and...
Super EASY and tastes delish! And when you are starving with a demanding toddler and a newborn that needs to nurse, your body will THANK YOU for these No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Lactation Energy Balls! Ingredients: I get most all my ingredients from Costco,...
How I wish I was able to attend a breastfeeding course before I gave birth to my first baby. But, it didn’t work out that way. She was a preemie. Born five weeks early and weighing a whopping 4...

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Family Friendly Restaurants: Central Florida

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In my house, eating is kind of a big deal. We frequent some favorite family-friendly restaurants around Central Florida and I reached out to...