It's NOT the work...it's the worry! It’s not the piles of laundry, the making meals, the picking up toys, the million car seat buckle ups, diaper changes, brushing teeth and washing hair..it’s not the bedtime stories, the million questions, the playdates, the drop-offs or the rocking babies to sleep….I mean yes all these things are… Continue reading It’s not the work…It’s the worry!
We all know mom guilt is real! I do my best to fight it but I often find myself feeling torn…and far too often I am too hard on myself. A perfect example happened just this week…it was a day both kids (ages 3 &1.5) were home all day and my littlest was sick...like super… Continue reading Maybe your best…is good enough.
Tis a Season Let’s face it kids are notorious for changing the best made plans…and believe it or not sometimes even the magic of Christmas isn’t enough to make all the stars align to have an awesome day. I learned this the hard way! I was SOOOO excited for my daughter’s first Christmas, I had… Continue reading Tis A season
I always say everyone’s journey to and through parenthood is different and I pride myself in supporting families on whatever that journey may be…but what does this really mean? This week in particular my discussions with very different families in various stages of their journey has really highlighted what this means and how important it is. Some women’s… Continue reading A Perfectly Imperfect Journey…
Working while pregnant is no joke! It’s really, REALLY hard! Of course there are always exceptions and some people seem to skip around the work place with a little basketball bump feeling awesome. If this is you, congratulations, you are about as rare as a unicorn and honestly A-M-A-Z-I-N-G…I’m both jealous and happy for you.… Continue reading Pregnant at Work: Like a BOSS.. even if you don’t feel like it.
Do you know the difference between a good latch and a poor latch? The truth is many expectant and even experienced parents don't. A good latch is key to a successful and enjoyable breastfeeding experience. Signs baby is latching properly: •latching onto the entire nipple and most of areola (1 inch or more in mouth)… Continue reading Good latch vs Poor latch?