A Nursing Necklace for Wiggly Toddlers {A Review and GIVEAWAY!}

If you didn’t know, I’m a strong advocate for breastfeeding. I have nursed all four of my children through their first year of life and beyond and have loved every minute of it!  Nursing a toddler has its own set of challenges because the littles are always on the move, including during breastfeeding sessions. My […]

A New Mother’s Dream Prize Pack { Giveaway!}

Hello and welcome!! I’m so excited to be a part of the Dream Nursery Giveaway hosted by Breastfeeding Place, Intoxicated on Life, and Atta Mama!  I’m hosting a great New Mother’s Dream Prize Pack sponsored by Fairhaven Health and ThreePears below. Be sure to visit each of the blogs on the linky at the bottom […]

Helpful Products for Nursing Mothers {Review}

This work is a derivative of “Almuerzo” by Daniel Lobo, used under CCBY. In the midst of my last pregnancy, I experienced some very challenging morning sickness that nearly debilitated me.  I spent weeks upon weeks just lying on my couch, too sick to move and wondering if anything would relieve me of the nausea.  […]

Threepears Homemade Nursing Pads Review and GIVEAWAY!!

I have spent approximately 67 (and counting) months of my life breastfeeding children.  During that time I’ve learned something—leaking is an inevitable part of a lactating mother’s life.  A baby cries (it doesn’t even have to be YOUR baby in the beginning) and you let down.  You think about a baby–drip.  You realize your shirt […]

N is for Nursing: Tips for the Breastfeeding Mother from Newborn and Beyond

When I calculate all the months I’ve breastfed all of my children thus far and put it into one lump sum, I figure that I’ve been nursing a child for over 5 1/2 of the last 7 1/2 years that I’ve been a mother.  It sounds like a LOT when you lump it all together […]

Breastfeeding Through Jaundice

Welcoming a baby into the world is one of the most amazing experiences that a woman will ever have.  It’s such a joyful and overwhelming time in a mother’s life.  Here is this precious little one, completely dependent upon you for survival, and so tiny and vulnerable.   There are many concerns a new mother might […]

My Four Littles Nursing Mommy Giveaway!

Welcome to the My Four Littles Nursing Mommy Giveaway Event! Hosted by: My Four Littles Sponsored by: Peek Away, Preggie Pops, Funny Face Cranberries, Majamas, Milk Bands, Kissed By the Moon, Udder Covers, Sophie the Giraffe, Teething Bling, and Halo Innovations. Welcome to the My Four Littles Nursing Mommy Giveaway! I’m really excited to bring your this great set of prizes perfect […]

19. Wean Lydia (30 Before 30)

This particular item on my 30 Before 30 list is bittersweet. Lydia, my sweet little toddler has now been nursing for 29 months and she is quite attached to her time with Mommy.  While I definitely applaud and encourage women to breastfeed as long as they and their child want to do so, I have […]

Pretty Mommies Skincare Education and Giveaway Event

Did you know it’s important to use safe skincare while you’re pregnant and breastfeeding? The Blogging Mamas Network and Pretty Mommies have come together to bring you important information about safe skincare during these special times AND to offer you a chance to win 1 of 4 sets of Pretty Mommies Skincare! Pretty Mommies Skin […]

Top Ten Tips for Nursing Mothers

In honor of World Breastfeeding Week, I thought I’d share my top ten tips for nursing mothers. I have a bit of experience in this area because I have nursed all of my three children until past their first birthdays.  In fact I’m still nursing my sweet Lydia, who turned two last month. When I […]