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

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

In Fifty: A Bedtime Story

I stare at the line of light across the comforter. She clings to me, arm across my chest, suckling, suckling, suckling…pause. Now is the time. Woof! The damn dog barks. She stirs. Where is the white noise when I need it? Suckling, suckling, suckling…long pause…I … Continue reading

When in Rome…Part III

It’s a little after 10p.m. over here, the house is silent with the exception of the humming of the baby monitor, and the television lowered in the background. My husband is fast asleep next to me, and I am waiting … Continue reading

Breastfeeding: Haters Gonna Hate

Sigh…the topic of Breastfeeding….if you know me, then you know this topic was going to come up sooner or later. I am pretty irritated right now. Here’s why: Today, a friend of mine, JoJo, a former Navy spouse as well, had … Continue reading