Hand & Footprint Canvas Craft

Happy Mother's Day! This year for our moms, I decided to do a hand made craft with the kids. If you've seen my kid crafts before, you know I usually like them to be as adult hands-off as possible. This one is a little different. I saw this awesome idea on Fabulessly Frugal & immediately… Continue reading Hand & Footprint Canvas Craft

Banana Chocolate Chip Lactation Muffins

It has taken me a while, but I have finally come around to sharing recipes on this blog that I make all the time. One of those, in my breastfeeding seasons of life, is this lactation muffin. This recipe has the big 3 galactagogues: oats, flax, & brewer's yeast. My issue with other lactation muffin… Continue reading Banana Chocolate Chip Lactation Muffins

Toddler Cards For Any Occasion

Cupcake's birthday is in January, so last year she got to enjoy all of her first holidays in order. This means that I got to do all of the fun handprint/footprint crafts for with her. Footprint Valentines day heart? check. Footprint Father's day craft? check. Handprint turkey for Thanksgiving? check. Handprint AND footprint clay ornaments… Continue reading Toddler Cards For Any Occasion

Supplies For Pumping At The Office

Going back to work as a nursing mom requires careful planning. You have to figure out a way to leave milk for your baby to eat while you're away. Cue┬áin the breast pump! But it's not just the pump - you need a whole host of supplies, too. Pumping is just not as intuitive as… Continue reading Supplies For Pumping At The Office

Why Having A Freezer Stash Of Milk Before Returning To Work Is Important

My maternity leave was 12 weeks long - which isn't very long at all! I started thinking about it being over even before it started. I knew that I wanted to breastfeed Cupcake for as long as possible & therefore would need to pump milk for her to eat while I was away from her.… Continue reading Why Having A Freezer Stash Of Milk Before Returning To Work Is Important