It’s been unseasonably hot and humid here in Pittsburgh this month. This is made worse by our broken air conditioning system. We were meant to call about replacing it in April, but you know how these things go. So, we sit around and sweat under the ceiling fans and dunk our feet in bowls . . . → Read More: Breastfeeding Blog Hop: Sweet Breastfeeding Moments
This week, in honor of Mother’s Day, the breastfeeding blog hop is talking about mini Mamas–kids of nursing moms who wear and nurse their “babies.”
I love talking about my older son’s nurturing. I don’t like calling him a little “mommy,” mostly because he is very careful to assure me that he is going . . . → Read More: Breastfeeding Blog Hop: My Little Nurser
Breastfeeding while mama is ill is one thing. Oh, I’ve been there, so ill I’ve had to have my husband bring me the baby to nurse and then take him away again because I couldn’t stand up.
But what if mama is so ill or injured, she requires a hospital stay? What can a . . . → Read More: Breastfeeding While Mama is Hospitalized
This morning, I nursed my son to sleep for his morning nap. He lay in my arms with one hand around my chest, the other hooked into my lower lip, nursing until his eyes rolled up in his head. Every now and again, fighting sleep, he’d shoot his lids open and stare into my . . . → Read More: Breastfeeding Blog Hop: Why I Love Breastfeeding
What are the best gifts for a breastfeeding mother?
I thought a lot about this question as I prepared for the arrival of my second child and people asked me what we needed. We needed nothing at all for him! But what would I have if I could receive any gift? What would be . . . → Read More: Breastfeeding Blog Hop: Gifts for the Breastfeeding Mother
Neither of my babies tolerated the car while they were little. I felt truly cheated out of a sure-fire way to soothe fussy babies, since both of mine worked themselves into a proper lather the moment I turned on the engine. Since my husband and I are both transplants to Pittsburgh, we take a . . . → Read More: Breastfeeding Blog Hop: Roadtrips and Breastfeeding
My husband and I are transplants to Pittsburgh–I grew up in Central Pennsylvania and Corey is from metro NYC. So holidays for us mean travel to stay with extended family. Obviously, loading up two kids and driving 6 hours is going to be stressful. One of my kiddos is a nuring baby, and I know . . . → Read More: Breastfeeding Blog Hop: Breastfeeding and Holiday Challenges