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Breastfeeding and pumping can have a way of making me feel a little like a cow or milk machine. I think it is helpful to have a breast pump on hand. A pump can help to increase your milk supply, return to work, relax, and even offer you freedom from doing all of those night…

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First, I do NOT believe in Time Management. hahahah  I have read several books and participated in seminars and conferences to be able to find tools that would satisfy my need to do it all. I have concluded that you can’t manage time. Time is not ours to manage. It is a gift and as…

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My Worst Day As A Mom

It starts before the sunrises, and it ends in exhaustion and frustration. I wake up at 4 am to pump liquid gold (breast milk) then write out an unrealistic to-do list. But at that moment I feel like everything HAS to get done. Frankly, I can’t go grocery shopping, complete the laundry, clean the house…

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We started a new tradition last year for Thanksgiving. We were working a lot, super tired, and thanks to the end of the year bonus, we were able to do something nice for ourselves – so we decided to life-hack Thanksgiving and make things easy. First, housecleaning. We found a reliable and budget-friendly company and…

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The day I became a mama and the day it happened again. Both of my children were born on the 23rd of the month. And as cliche as it may be that very moment they arrived and the minutes later snuggled up on my chest, those are some of my most treasured moments of life.…

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It’s back-to-school season and you’re just about ready to zip that backpack closed before tossing that supply list into the trash. You’ve been shopping for weeks to get the right pencils and pens, binders and the dozens of other must-haves. This, of course, is in addition to the perfect school shoes and autumn wardrobe. But…

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Childcare – It Takes A Village

At one point or another, every parent searches for credible, safe childcare for their precious little one(s). I find this task to be daunting, time-consuming, and eye-opening. It is like an interview for the person or center that will do more than keep your child alive. I start the process by asking friends and family…

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My family is now bigger. In July we were blessed with an 8lbs 06 oz beauty with a head full of hair. Babies come in their own time. AJ was two weeks early, and truthfully I was a little thrown off that she didn’t arrive closer to her due date. I’m a planner that loves…

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