Six Month Must-Haves

When August turned six months I really started noticing how much he was developmentally growing and I wanted to encourage that growth! It’s so important to introduce different activities and stimulates to keep you little one curiousness challenge them to explore even more! Here are some of my top picks for when they start needingContinue reading “Six Month Must-Haves”

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”

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”

How to keep Baby from Breaking the Bank

When we got pregnant with August we didn’t have a baby fund and we hadn’t made any financial changes in preparation for pregnancy. It became really important for us to try and make the most of our paychecks and we have actually learned some really great ways to save and even EARN money during pregnancyContinue reading “How to keep Baby from Breaking the Bank”

Root Canals and Gratitude

Life has been getting a little crazy here lately! We have been juggling dentist appointments (oh joy), doctors appointments, and getting ready to go back to work. It’s been tough in all honesty. I work at a school so the summertime was supposed to be this great thing filled with family days and date nights,Continue reading “Root Canals and Gratitude”

Going Back to Work After Baby

As the summer is drawing to a close its time for me to start getting ready to go back to work. I work at a school so after August was born I took my maternity leave and then returned to school for five weeks- then it was summertime! I won’t say that last time wasContinue reading “Going Back to Work After Baby”