Featured on Fearless Formula Feeder!

I had the wonderful opportunity to write about my birth experience with my daughter for The Fearless Formula Feeder Friday post. Here is a portion of the post. To read the whole entry please go here. Punished because I Formula Feed I have read so many stories about hospitals that push women to formula feed their babies and how nurses/hospitals need to be more supportive of women … Continue reading Featured on Fearless Formula Feeder!

Why I Decided on Cloth Diapers

As some of you know, I have 2 children under the age of two, which means 2 in diapers.  If you have children, then you know having 1 in diapers can get expensive….just multiply that with 2.  My daughters diapers we didn’t have to buy because we had them left over from my son, but my son was another story.  Between diapers for him and … Continue reading Why I Decided on Cloth Diapers

Activities for Babies: 3-6 Months

Babies start learning from the minute they are born.  Over the course of their first year they learn so much, there are a lot of activities that you can do with infants to help with development. Below are a few activities for ages 3-6 months: What’s Cooking?: Whenever you are in the kitchen, talk about each thing you do.  Let your baby play with kitchen utensils, bowls, pots and … Continue reading Activities for Babies: 3-6 Months

Activities for Babies: 0-3 Months

Babies start learning from the minute they are born.  Over the course of their first year they learn so much, there are a lot of activities that you can do with infants to help with development. Below are a few activities for ages 0-3 months: Kick, Kick, Kick: To help your baby practice kicking, place items at the baby’s feet such a stuffed animals, squeaky toys, or your … Continue reading Activities for Babies: 0-3 Months

Tips for Drying up your Milk

At some point, for every mother, the breast-milk will need to dry up.  Sometimes it dries up on its own and other times it takes some work to dry up the breast-milk.  In the process, painful engorgement can occur. Below are some tips that I have found helpful to dry up your milk or, at least, to make the process a little easier. Cabbage Leaves:  … Continue reading Tips for Drying up your Milk

Traveling with Infants

Traveling with infants (and children) can be a daunting task, but with alittle planning and organization it’s very do-able!  We just survived and evenenjoyed our first trip with our baby!   If you are traveling by airplane, know your TSA (Transportation SecurityAdministration) rules and regulations. The 3.4oz rule does NOT apply for babyfood or formula. Leave yourself a few extra minutes because TSA will have … Continue reading Traveling with Infants