My Dream Job

This week I got promoted to my dream job. When I was a little girl, I wanted to be a marine biologist. When I got to college, I wanted to be a veterinarian. But eventually I realized what my true passion was. What I really wanted to be was a stay at home mom. It's… Continue reading My Dream Job

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 in 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

Nursing Mommy’s Chocolate Peanut Butter Shake

Cupcake is 2+ months old & growing like a weed! It's very satisfying to look at her double chin & chunky legs & know that I did that. Thankfully breastfeeding is going very well with little intervention from me, but every now & then I'll drink some Mother's Milk tea or malta to 'help' my… Continue reading Nursing Mommy’s Chocolate Peanut Butter Shake

Pregnant Tiramisu

I have been pretty good this pregnancy about following the guidelines of what not to eat. Not too paranoid, but definitely avoiding the basics. No alcohol. No cold cuts. No sushi. Limited caffeine. Nothing with raw eggs. Raw eggs is one that seems straight forward, but isn't. Meringue frosting? Raw egg whites. Homemade mayonnaise dressings?… Continue reading Pregnant Tiramisu