My Top Eleven Tips for Surviving a Pregnancy During the Summer

My Top Eleven Tips for Surviving a Pregnancy During the Summer

Looking for a summer pregnancy survival guide? Sweet B was born in July, so I wasn’t pregnant for too long with her during the summer. Squeaker, on the other hand, was born in December. So I went through two full seasons being pregnant. There are definitely somethings that I miss about pregnancy and somethings that…

5 Tips for Balancing Work, Life, and Family: For Ambitious Stay at Home Moms

5 Tips for Balancing Work, Life, and Family: For Ambitious Stay at Home Moms

In 2015, I had ambitions of completing my bachelor’s degree (psychology, if you’re curious). And at the time, I struggled mightily with balancing life, work, and parenting. This post outlines those struggles and methods that I attempted to use. Sometimes I had to wonder where I was going to find the time to fit everything…

Why You Should Keep Breastfeeding Through Mastitis

Why You Should Keep Breastfeeding Through Mastitis

I’m an advocate for breastfeeding though I also fully respect any woman’s decision to not breastfeed. While I do stand by the mantra, breast is best, I also fully understand that the baby getting their nutritional needs met is ultimately best. That said, the first few days breastfeeding with Squeaker were not fun. I was…