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Breastfeeding

Humor: Are You My Mama?

I was very proud of myself. That should have been the first hint that things would go terribly wrong. My son took to nursing fairly easily. Something that I was super wary about turned into this lovely bonding time for us. You know, the sort of softly-lit, angelically-smiling, inspirational post you’d see on Facebook. There’d […]

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Mothers’ Milk Bank: How to Get Involved

  For many new moms, the ability to breastfeed their children is a blessing. Some new moms, however, are unable to breastfeed for a variety of reasons. That was the case for Megan Nelson, a breast cancer survivor and mother of two in Arvada. Megan was diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer after […]

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My Breastfeeding Chronicles and How to Support NICU Moms

I was prepared for a lot of things when I became a mom. I had read practically every baby book published and my baby was more stylin’ than the Kardashians thanks to Grandma who’d been buying clothes for years in anticipation of her first grandchild. What I was not prepared for: Guantanamo Bay-level sleep deprivation […]

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My 4 Month Old Weaned Himself....But I Wasn't Ready

 Breastfeeding. This word encompasses feelings of attachment, exhaustion, bonding, frustration, love and imprisonment. For some moms, breastfeeding comes easily, others find it more difficult and many choose not to breastfeed at all.  After a battle of infertility due to hormone abnormalities, I was relieved that I was able to nurse and become part of the […]

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Young vs. Old Mom: Which One Are You?

We women are basically fertile from age 15-45, and there are even some outliers beyond these ages. We have seen pregnancies in girls younger than 15, but that’s a whole other topic. And with the magic of infertility treatments, we also see women older than 45 having babies.  In fact, with the magic of accidents, […]

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All About Baby Giveaway: Tray Table Cover, Gutzy Gear and More!

  • 17 Mar, 2013
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**CONTEST CLOSED.** Star Kids: Play-n-Go Tray Table Cover, Snack & Play Travel Tray Retail Value: $24.99, $19.99 It’s like this company read my mind when developing their travel-friendly kids’ products. Whether you’re hauling the little ones around in the car, on a plane, or down the street, the Snack & Play Travel Tray keeps all […]

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Digital tools for the first few months of parenting

Everyone tells you that having a new baby at home is hard, but I did not understand what they meant until ours arrived. The sleep deprivation. The constant nursing. The endless laundry. Did I mention the sleep deprivation? No matter how cute the baby’s dimples or squeezable his thighs, keeping the little creature alive and […]

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