Baby’s First Year in Photos

I’m so freaking happy I stuck to taking a photo of baby every month. Each picture takes me back to the day it was taken. The thought I put into the blanket she would lay on, the outfit she would wear, and eventually how I would keep in her in one spot long enough to…

The Bump Tells Parents They’re Doing it Wrong

During my daily scroll thorough Facebook I came across an article posted by The Bump, a motherhood and pregnancy website. Normally I scroll on past them but this one really stuck out to me. To get a better feel for who THE BUMP is, here is their description…”Keeping parents ahead of the curve with the…

The Breastfeeding Tool You Should Try

How do I build a freezer stash? How do I increase my milk supply? There are so many supplements, foods, and other things out there to help with freezer stashes and milk supply. Here is one of my favorite tools that can help with BOTH. I really can not say enough about my haakaa. It…

No Bake Dark Chocolate Coconut Lactation Bites

It’s hot in Iowa. Like 112° heat index hot. “Turning on the oven is out of the question.” Most intelligent thing I’ve ever heard on TV. I was in the mood for brownies, instead I went for the no bake option. Enjoy! I’ve seen many different takes on lactation bites so I thought I’ll try…

Breastfeeding Resources That Helped Me

I’ve put together a list, in no particular order, of some resources that helped me while breastfeeding. As a disclaimer I am not sponsored by any of these brands, although I wouldn’t say no to a few brownies 😉   Milky Mama Milky Mama LLC is a company that makes all kinds of great supplements,…

How to Create Your Own Tree of Life Breastfeeding Photo

  Mothers all over Instagram are creating the ‘Tree of Life’ Breastfeeding photo. This is a beautiful way to remember your breastfeeding journey. Here is how to create your tree of life breastfeeding photo. In your app store download the PicsArt app. It’s free! 2. Open the app, create an account, and Click the Purple…

Baby Girl’s 1st Birthday Party Ideas

Eleanor’s first birthday is less than 2 months away now. I’ve been scouring Pinterest for ideas and inspiration. Here are a few of my favorite themes and the pins that inspired them! You can find my entire Birthday Party board Here! Happy BEE Day, With a little Winnie The Pooh! How perfect is that little dress?!…

Pros and Cons of Breastfeeding

Baby E and I are 10 months into our breastfeeding story…journey…saga…whatever you want to call it so I thought it was time for an update. Instead of just telling you how amazing it is, because it definitely is, I wanted to explain it with a little humor. So thank you Jimmy Fallon for pros and…

Kettle Cooked Beer & Cheese Flavored Lactation Increasing Chips? YES.

Breastfeeding mamas everywhere, put down that bowl of oatmeal, and grab a bag of Lays! Their newest Kettle Cooked flavor is Classic Beer and Cheese. What does that have to do with breastfeeding, well it might not be the life-saving lactation powerhouse snack BUT it has helped me a bit. Here’s why: Yeast, Barley, and…

A Few Things To Make You Smile Today

It’s finally starting to feel like Spring around here. The birds are singing, the air is just a bit warmer, and the days are getting longer. The thought of Winter finally being over and Spring being here has me feeling happy! There are too many negative things going on in the world right now, so…