Making promises to myself..

I make promises to people all the time- promise I’ll get that done for you, promise I’ll call tonight, promise to be there- and I’m pretty good at following through (minus a couple episodes of mom brain). But do you know who I absolutely cannot keep a promise to? Myself. When I first got diagnosedContinue reading “Making promises to myself..”

Breastfeeding Bootcamp: How to Supplement for More Milk

There are tons of different supplements out there for boating milk supply, but it can be hard to narrow down which ones you need and how to use them. Here’s an example of what supplements I take and how I incorporate them into my day. Goats Rue I take the 10ml doses of Goats RueContinue reading “Breastfeeding Bootcamp: How to Supplement for More Milk”

Breastfeeding Bootcamp: What you need to know about pumping!

I am back to work full-time this week after a much needed break over summer. I went back to work when August was 2 months old. I worked and pumped for five weeks before summer break. Prior to returning to work and during those five weeks I pumped often to boost my board elite lowContinue reading “Breastfeeding Bootcamp: What you need to know about pumping!”

Making a “Mom Bag”

The Christmas before August was born my sister got me this super cute zipper pouch that reads “mommy”. Little did I know this would become an invaluable item in my diaper bag. So what is a “mom bag”? Let me show you! My mom bag keeps all the important things that I would typically haveContinue reading “Making a “Mom Bag””

10 FREE Breastfeeding Affirmations

When I was pregnant a dear friend of mine brought me a pack of affirmations for pregnancy and labor. On the days I felt overwhelmed by all the changes taking place in my body and my life I would look through the cards for calm and encouragement- I even packed them into my birth bagContinue reading “10 FREE Breastfeeding Affirmations”

How to Make Pumping at Work- Work

This week is World Breastfeeding Week! This is a great time to celebrate what our bodily s are divinely made to do- nourish our babies! Breastfeeding is not easy though, especially when you have to return to work. Pumping at work can feel extremely overwhelming. I spent my last few weeks on maternity leave dreadingContinue reading “How to Make Pumping at Work- Work”