Tag: babies

Diaper Bag Must-Haves!

Diaper Bag Must-Haves!

DIAPERS. This is definitely one of the most important things to remember to pack. With a newborn, we went through A LOT of diapers. It never failed that our girl would have a massive poop while we were out and about somewhere. Wipes- never underestimate…

BLW ‘Recipes & Meal Ideas’

BLW ‘Recipes & Meal Ideas’

These are a few favorites of my little babe and they are so easy and delicious for the whole family! The best part of BLW is being able to introduce various foods and tastes! Don’t think that just because you’re using “adult” foods that your…

August is National Breastfeeding Month

August is National Breastfeeding Month

With a second baby on the way, nursing is going to be making a comeback in my day-to-day life! This time around, I am working full-time and pumping will be a big part of my routine. I always get excited when National Breastfeeding Awareness Month rolls around because I know how many moms truly struggle with this aspect of motherhood and it is HARD. And mamas who don’t nurse, I still love you too and support you on your journey of motherhood!

From my pictures and stories, it may seem like breastfeeding came so easily to me and my daughter. It sure started out easily in the hospital – perfect latch, ate like a monster, plenty of wet diapers. I was convinced something had to be wrong… it can’t be THIS easy can it? The answer? NOPE. It cannot be that easy. When we got home from the hospital, it was like my daughter totally forgot what the heck she was doing. Her latch hurt, she cried, I cried. It was a mess. I was exhausted and convinced I was doing something so wrong. Some days, I lost my determination to keep going and bottles looked SO appealing. My husband was and is my rock. His encouragement is literally one of the biggest blessings in my life. He saw me struggle and he knew I was struggling. I’m sure he thought it would be easier to just give bottles instead. But, he also knew how badly I wanted to breastfeed and he encouraged me to keep fighting for that. So I did. We did. My daughter did. And we succeeded. We finally got back into a groove and a routine. We had some hiccups along the way, but, we did it. We nursed until she was 2 years old and I am so proud! I think if I hadn’t gone back to work, she probably would have still nursed at least a couple times during the day. I have such a special place in my heart for my nursing mamas, whether you’ve nursed for 2 minutes or 2 years.

So, with Breastfeeding Awareness Month coming up, I am so excited to show you some of my favorite products for nursing mamas and there may be a giveaway thrown in here too 😉 Woo hoo!



Lassig’s Allover Nursing Cover

Chic Cowl Nursing Top from Udderly Hot Mama


Undercover Mama Nursing Tank


Mason Bottle

Mason Bottle DIY Kit

Milkies Milk Savers

Haaka Breast Milk Saver

jay elle Breast Pump Bag and Accessories+


Lansinoh SmartPump

Lansinoh Milk Storage Bags


Milkflow Fenugreek Blessed Thistle Powder Drink by UpSpring Baby


Bessie’s Best Lactation Cookies

What is your favorite breastfeeding product or tip!?