Dear Breastfeeding Mama, You ARE Enough

Dear Breastfeeding Mama, It’s hard, I know. You’re not sure if you are doing it right. You have all of these anxieties, all of these concerns. Everyone is offering you unsolicited advice and back-handed comments. Family members are telling you … Continue reading

I Could Never (Ever) Be A Stay-At-Home Mom: But I Am

Image: © 2014, S.L.B-C I used to work. Nope, scratch that, I still work (it’s just not in an office anymore, but more on that later). What I mean is, I used to have a typical 7:30am-4pm J-O-B, the kind … Continue reading

5 Things Boot Camp and Motherhood Have In Common

(Image Credit: © Brenda Young | Dreamstime.com) Since I have had my daughter, there have been many moments and situations where I have found myself reflecting on my time in boot camp. Some of the situations I encountered are so relevant to motherhood … Continue reading

What Do You Mean, You Don’t Love Your Baby?

(Image Credit: © Sebastian Czapnik | Dreamstime.com) “I don’t love my baby”, she said to me nonchalantly and with such a straight face that I laughed because I thought she was joking. Still laughing, I asked, “You’re joking, right?” and then I saw … Continue reading

Breastfeeding: 3 Tips for Buying a Quality Breast Pump and NOT Breaking the Bank

(Image Credit: © Keerati | Dreamstime.com) It almost goes without saying here that you get what you pay for, and buying a breast pump is no exception to the rule. Quality is everything when it comes to a breast pump. When I was … Continue reading

The SAHM Chronicles: Coffee and chocolate…some yoga too!

I want to start this post with something funny and witty, but for the life of me I cannot muster up the energy to do so. I am exhausted! It all started last night… Sadie had fallen asleep nursing a little … Continue reading