Make the most of your maternity shoot; tips from a photographer. Pregnancy is a BEAUTIFUL journey in its own, whether you are a first-time mom, or on your third child, it is just as equally blissful.Read More
I have heard countless stories about moms who struggled with producing a good milk stash before they return to work. Or ones where they had a GREAT milk stash and a few months after returning to work their stash dwindled down to nothing.Read More
Happy New Year! Another year brings endless possibilities, 365 possibilities to be exact. You are going to kick ass at all our resolutions by making real ones.Read More
Self-Care is simply the act of taking care of ones self mentally, physically, and emotionally. As a mom we tend to put ourselves last on the priority list but that’s ends NOW!Read More
First and foremost you have to empty those breast. Pumping and feeding regularly will help your body to know that milk needs to be produced. The less you feed/pump, the less you produce. It’s that simple.Read More
Postpartum shedding (PPS) is REAL. Some women experience it horrifically and some barely even notice the loss. I have had PPS with BOTH pregnancies and each time was a different experience.Read More
We tend to wear our new mom-ness on our face from bags, dark circles, or not even caring about our appearance in general after giving birth. For some moms “letting themselves go” after having a baby can really be a confidence blocker.Read More
Today our cell phones are so advanced they are no longer needed just to keep in touch with friends and family. You can do just about anything on your phone quickly and conveniently. The best thing about our phones is they come with some pretty amazing apps. From games, shopping, productivity, you name it they got it. I have some go-to apps I feel every parent should have to make things a little easier.Read More
Breastfeeding is a 24/7 job. Whether you are near your baby or away, you still have to tend to the milk you produce. With that beings said buying a manual pump, along with an electric, was one of the best decisions I have ever made.Read More
Hey Mom, I'm sure just like me you have a massive to-do list that you have had for a few days now that you have not even begun to complete. You have not exfoliated in who knows when and when was the last time you got a pedicure? Right, your just a hot mess express and you came here to figure out how to get your shit together. No worries, I'm here to tell you how.Read More
When I discovered I was pregnant again with my second child I immediately made the decision that I wanted to breastfeed my baby. After having not such a successful experience with my first this was my chance to try again.
In the very beginning my milk supply was amazing, for a mom who had delivered prematurely. I had no issues getting my milk supply going and producing enough for my newborn, but then it changed.Read More
Are you currently or planning to breastfeed your baby? If so there is one item you must have. An electric breast pump!
Your breast pump will come in handy whether you are returning to work after birth or staying at home to help build and maintain your milk supply.Read More
Baby registries are a gift and a curse. Why? Because 50% (if not more) of baby shower attendees don't even look at registries. Also, if you have a lot of registry store options it becomes overwhelming for not only your guest, but for you as well.Read More
Giving birth to both my sons was definitely an experience I’ll remember for the rest of my life. With my first born I had a traditional vaginal delivery. However for my second born due to a low lying placenta (or Placenta Previa) I was told mid way through my pregnancy I would have to have a c section due to possible complications. I was completely thrown off to say the least. Besides the fact I was facing major surgery with a list of possible complications, my biggest worry was how would I recover.Read More
As a mother, we wear so many hats on a day to day basis. We are the caretakers, maid, chef, teacher/tutor and more. It becomes second nature we sometimes don't realize how much we do in our daily routine. We often feel as if "it's our job" or "we chose this life, we can't complain." We often feel like we have to put everyone's needs, especially our child(ren) before our own.
Mompreneurs especially those of smaller businesses like myself do not have the pleasure of a secured paid maternity leave or excused time off from work. Often times many mompreneurs end up taking less time off then what is needed due to the urgency of getting back to work to maintain business. Typically if we don’t work we don’t make money and with a new bundle of joy money is a necessity. Moms should take 6-12 weeks off when giving birth to give themselves time to heal and bond with their new baby. Maternity leave is important also because it gives your bodyRead More
The first month after giving birth is the hardest, especially for first-time moms who don't know what to expect. There are plenty of blogs out there that gives you advice on how to cope with being a new mother, newborns, etc. However, I'm here to tell you the tools you will need that can help you out when returning home after giving birth.Read More
Working from home can give you the opportunity to have more time to bond with your child(ren), save money, and have flexibility to achieve other goals such as going to school or starting a business.Read More