Women Shaming Women

Lots of sports stadiums are creating suites for nursing moms. Which is awesome! These suites have space to nurse, change diapers, or even pump. Reports on the nursing suites indicate high usage, too, because moms who are made welcome to see to their babies’ needs can now attend hours-long sporting events without worry. The . . . → Read More: Women Shaming Women

On Sale Now! $39.00 The Blake Nursing Top by Annee Matthew

As moms, we often work hard to assemble our outfits for the right occasion or function. As nursing moms, we also have to consider whether our outfits allow us to nurse our child easily, yet still look and feel trendy, beautiful and stylish.

The Blake Nursing Top by Annee Matthew is an elegant top . . . → Read More: On Sale Now! $39.00 The Blake Nursing Top by Annee Matthew

Racing to My Nursling

I did it! I completed a leg of the¬†Pittsburgh Marathon Relay just 8 months postpartum from my third kiddo. Last time I did a physical challenge like this, I was exactly one year postpartum from my second son. I ran a half-marathon that time, but this time around training for a half marathon did . . . → Read More: Racing to My Nursling

On the Road Again! This Mom’s Tips for Peaceful Driving

You know what’s hard about living far from family? The road trips to go visit my family. I mean, other than being apart from my family…

I just took my boys to visit grandparents for spring break, but this coming weekend, my husband’s family celebrates their 130th consecutive Seder in Philadelphia. We do everything . . . → Read More: On the Road Again! This Mom’s Tips for Peaceful Driving

Pumping in Public: Harassment at the Theater

I’m pretty good at advocating for myself as a breastfeeding mother. I have a lot of years of experience at this, I know my rights, and I’m very resourceful. However, something happened to me this weekend that had me shaking, in tears.

My husband and I had a rare date night–tickets to a film . . . → Read More: Pumping in Public: Harassment at the Theater

Crying Rooms: Do You Breastfeed in Your Place of Worship?

My family checked out a new church this weekend. When we got there, we were greeted by some very friendly members, who escorted my toddler to the nursery and showed our kindergartener where to go for religious education classes. Then, we were shown the Cuddle Room in the back of the church, where we . . . → Read More: Crying Rooms: Do You Breastfeed in Your Place of Worship?

Preparing for Road Trips with a Breastfed Baby

It’s almost Thanksgiving–can you believe how that sneaked up on us?–and I’m once again preparing to take my family on the road. It feels like just last week I was hauling my newborn to my brother-in-law’s wedding in St. Louis…

Over the past few years, I’ve written some blog posts about traveling with . . . → Read More: Preparing for Road Trips with a Breastfed Baby