Book Review: Parenting in the Present Moment

I knew I wanted to review Parenting in the Present Moment: How to Stay Focused on What Really Matters, by Carla Naumburg, PhD, when I saw the Orange Rhino had endorsed it! (I’ve been reading a lot of Orange Rhino in an attempt to yell less…at my kids and just generally.) 

This is a well-timed book for . . . → Read More: Book Review: Parenting in the Present Moment

Nursing-Friendly Wedding Attire

At just six weeks postpartum, I felt anxious about attending my husband’s brother’s wedding. What would I find to wear that flattered my changing body? When would I find time to shop for such a dress? Would it even be possible to find something that worked both for nursing and figure-flattering?

I made . . . → Read More: Nursing-Friendly Wedding Attire

Chewable Jewelry for Kids with Sensory Needs

For a long time, my son walked around wearing wet shirts with droopy, baggy sleeves. His collar was always in his mouth, unless he had a shirt sleeve in there. Once his shirt was soaked through, he’d seek out other things to stick in his mouth: coins, craft sticks at school, rocks even.

Our . . . → Read More: Chewable Jewelry for Kids with Sensory Needs

Best Nursing Bras for Comfort: Real Nursing Moms Share Their Favorites

Last time, we asked full-busted nursing moms to share their tried and true favorite nursing bras. Today, we’re sharing nursing moms’ favorite bras for comfort–the ones moms even wear to sleep. All of these bras can be worn during pregnancy as well as nursing because they offer flexible sizing and are designed to accommodate changes in . . . → Read More: Best Nursing Bras for Comfort: Real Nursing Moms Share Their Favorites

Best Nursing Bras for Bigger Busts: Real Nursing Moms Share Their Favorites

We asked our loyal, buxom customers to share which nursing bras worked best for them and compiled their testimonials. Here’s a handy guide to the best nursing bras available for larger busts, according to the moms using them every day! 

Cake “Croissant” Bra The gals at Cake concentrate on designing lingerie . . . → Read More: Best Nursing Bras for Bigger Busts: Real Nursing Moms Share Their Favorites

Breastfeeding Essentials (and Some Nice Extras to Have)

As I enter my 50th month of breastfeeding, preparing to welcome my third nursling, I’m thinking a lot about what I really need to nurse this child and, of course, some things that sure would be nice to have around.

I’ve come up with a list of my very favorites, and tried to consider . . . → Read More: Breastfeeding Essentials (and Some Nice Extras to Have)

Guilt-Free “Candy” for Your Baby

My mother always makes everyone an Easter basket. She doesn’t care if you’re five days old or 35 years old. You get something in your basket (last year I got egg-shaped lip balm!).

Lucky for my mom and others looking to include wee babies in this Easter tradition, we’ve started carrying teethers that look like chocolate . . . → Read More: Guilt-Free “Candy” for Your Baby