There’s no SHOULD in Breastfeeding: my breastfeeding photo shoot

There's no SHOULD in BreastfeedingWith World Breastfeeding Week upon us it got me thinking about my own breastfeeding journey. The ups, the downs and all the people and things that helped ensure my success in breastfeeding my sons (chronicled here in The Unsung Heroes of Breastfeeding).

I feel like everything I see or read on social media regarding breastfeeding is to the extreme. You should always wear a cover in public. You should never use a nursing cover. You should nurse exclusively. You should make sure your baby takes a bottle. You should pump. You should supplement with formula. You should do EVERYTHING in your power to keep your milk supply up.

There is no SHOULD in breastfeeding

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The Unsung Heroes of Breastfeeding

To celebrate World Breastfeeding Week I wanted to give credit to those people and products that helped make my breastfeeding journey a success. Click on the link below for my list and comment below to let me know who or what you would put on your list.

The Unsung Heroes of Breastfeeding

“Becasue I Said So”

I recently saw a friends Facebook status about the usage of the term “Becasue I Said So”. Although he was referencing it regarding the work place it got me thinking about how I use it in parenting and if it’s even something I should be saying. Let’s be clear, saying “because I said so” out […]

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Bravado Nursing Bras REVIEW and GIVEAWAY!

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I am on my fifth month nursing my third child and I anticipate he will nurse for about a year as his older brothers did. So far I have spent over two years nursing my little ones. I have used everything from tanks to sports bras to actual nursing bras. I’ve tried them all and I […]

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Announcing The Mommy Greenest Guide to Pregnancy, Birth & Beyond!

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 As you probably know by now I have become a big advocate for living a more eco concious lifestyle. From my food choices to my personal care items I am all about lowering my toxic chemical intake. That’s why I was thrilled to see a fellow blogger who is commited to this as well come […]

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Marvel Universe LIVE! Review: Last day for tickets!

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So I spilled the beans Friday night to Little Man that Daddy and I were taking him to Marvel Universe LIVE! and he was SO excited. I am glad I waited as long as I did to tell him becasue he spent the entire Saturday morning asking “Is it time to leave yet? When do […]

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Marvel Universe LIVE! this weekend at The Forum

Marvel Universe LIVE!

As a mom of three boys it’s inevitable that superheroes are going to enter my home. And to be honest I don’t mind at all ;). I am actually a closet nerd and would prefer to see action movies, specifically Marvel movies, rather than any other genre. In fact my husband and I have already […]

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Jennifer Garner, Giselle Bundchen and GMO Labeling

Jennifer Garner and I at the JUst Label It event - April 20, 2015

I was invited this week to a fun evening to hear about the importance of GMO labeling. Jennifer Garner along with Gisellse Bundchen were in attendance as concerned moms wanting to lend their support. From the venue to the food to the keynote everything was beautiful and impecably presented. But the most important message of […]

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Emerging from Postpartum Depression

It’s been a nice blogging break after the birth of Munchkin but I am ready to re-enter the land of the living. I ain’t gonna lie this has been a tough transition, one I am still working through. Three kids is NO JOKE! I had no idea how much three kids would knock me on […]

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A Week Late but Worth the Wait – Introducing Munchkin

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It’s official we are a family of FIVE! I can’t believe it even as I write it. I have THREE boys, Yikes! It looks like I will remain the queen of this castle and I’m just fine with that. Munchkin came into this world a week past his due date but his labor was exactly […]

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