Top 8 Breastfeeding-related Baby Registry Items for Expecting Moms

I remember the day my husband and I set up our baby registry. We met up with a good friend of ours at the store who is a mom herself and within minutes, I was praising God for her.  Frankly, the plethora of stuff in the store was OVERWHELMING to say the least and having…

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This Mom’s New Year’s Resolution

I don’t know about you but the holidays grabbed me by the tail and dragged me off to Never Never Land. Sorry about the hiatus, folks! I am BACK!  In between running to and from different relatives’ homes and eating up a storm (hey, gotta keep up the milk supply), I reflected on what this…

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The Dark Side of Motherhood

From reading about babies accidentally left in cars, to babies dying in daycares, leaping over to babies dying in carseats in daycares and then to all other things related to pregnancy and infant loss, I’ve come to one conclusion: I need to stop reading about dying/dead babies. I know, I know. My previous statement sounds…

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The Man In The Turban: A Nursing Mother’s Perspective

My family and I arrived at the airport with a plan: Get through security, get to our gate, figure out how to get to our second plane during our very short layover all while keeping track of and entertaining our little 9 month old. Like many families, we took advantage of the “in lap infant” option to…

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Confession: I Did Not Love Breastfeeding at the Get-Go

Photo Credit by Simon Wood That’s right, folks. My dirty secret is out! For the longest time, I didn’t LOVE nursing my child. In fact, I only recently leveled up to “love” (That’s gamer speak!) and my little one is now 8 months old! Had my goal been to nurse for just the first 6 months, I…

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In Defense of the Postpartum Mom

Months later after I wrote Cross-Post: The Conundrum Of The Postpartum Body, I realize that I was doing myself an injustice by calling myself a “work in progress”. Eight months after giving birth to my baby and while I’m still miles away from the shape I was in, I am smaller and more in shape than…

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Top Three Book Recommendations for the Expecting Mom

When I first got pregnant, I thought all I needed was to get a copy of “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” and I’d totally be set until the baby got here! After talking to some mommy friends and listening to podcasts like PregTASTIC (fabulous podcast you can find on iTunes), and from my own experience…

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Product Review: Medela Pump In Style Advanced vs. Spectra S2 Breast Pumps (Cross-Post)

In addition to running her own personal blog, Amy contributes blog posts to BOTTLES & BLAZERS. This post was originally posted in BOTTLES & BLAZERS and is now cross-posted in this blog. BOTTLES & BLAZERS is a blog where a group of fabulous career-driven moms share their stories about balancing their professional lives while making time for their little…

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Cross-post: 8 Time Saving Tips for the Working Mom

In addition to running her own personal blog, Amy contributes blog posts to BOTTLES & BLAZERS. This post was originally posted in BOTTLES & BLAZERS and is now cross-posted in this blog. BOTTLES & BLAZERS is a blog where a group of fabulous career-driven moms share their stories about balancing their professional lives while making time for their little…

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Cross-Post: Breaking Through

In addition to running her own personal blog, Amy contributes blog posts to BOTTLES & BLAZERS. This post was originally posted in BOTTLES & BLAZERS and is now cross-posted in this blog. BOTTLES & BLAZERS is a blog where a group of fabulous career-driven moms share their stories about balancing their professional lives while making time for their little…

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