What No One Tells You About Baby Gear Must-Haves

First time parents have it hard when it comes to baby gear. We are fortunate to have so many choices when it comes to what to purchase for our wee little ones. Unfortunately, with the abundance of choice also comes a great deal of confusion for first time parents. After raising three babies and reviewing… [read more]

Doctors Making House Calls? Doctor on Demand Promo Code #FeelBetter #IC

I participated in a Blog Blast Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Doctor On Demand. I received a free trial coupon code to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Sometimes, okay, a lot of the time, going to the doctor just isn’t convenient.  It is enormously… [read more]

10 Reasons NOT to Stop Breastfeeding at 1 year

Because breastfeeding is really only now coming back in “style” (I say that in quotation marks, because, really, the health of our children shouldn’t be a cultural fad), not much is known by the general populace about breastfeeding past 1 year. “Now that your child is 1 year old, you can begin introducing cows’ milk.” This… [read more]

Natracare – All Natural, Toxin Free Feminine Hygiene Products

Disclosure: I was sent product in exchange for a review. I’m what you might call “kinda crunchy”.  I watch what my family eats, trying to avoid most processed foods, and things that masquerade as food.  My babies wear cloth diapers.  My kids use all natural shampoo and body wash.  Etc.  Etc. Why, then, has it… [read more]

Breastfeeding Troubles: When breastfeeding doesn’t become second nature

When I was on Facebook the other day Undercover Mama asked their fans if they thought breastfeeding was easy or hard. Most responded that breastfeeding starts out hard but gets easier after the first six weeks.  One woman’s response in particular struck me because it exemplifies why I often find myself envying–even to the point… [read more]

I love my new dress from Mikarose! And it’s breastfeeding friendly too! Review and Giveaway

Does anyone else feel like they need a wardrobe update after they have a baby.  I’ve gone through this after having each of my sons.  The problem is that I have a difficult time finding cute clothes that I can comfortably breastfeed in.  Yet another dilemma is that I don’t want to spend a truckload… [read more]

The Mombo™ pillow by Comfort & Harmony. A nursing pillow and so much more! Review

This post brought to you by Comfort and Harmony. All opinions are 100% mine. Breastfeeding a new baby is a challenge.  Getting a good latch and supporting baby properly takes a lot of practice…and a little help.  I consider a good nursing pillow ESSENTIAL.  Even if you’re bottle feeding it is still important to have… [read more]

Loving Moments by Leading Lady Nursing Bras now available at Wal-Mart! + Giveaway!

Disclosure: I was provided with the following products, at no cost to myself, for review purposes.  All opinions are honest and are my own. I’m very picky about nursing bras and have found very few that I really like.  Anyone else have this problem? Finding a good nursing bra can be a chore–an expensive chore… [read more]

Breastfeed in style with Bébé au Lait nursing covers! Review – #OperationBabyShower Sponsor Spotlight

Disclosure: I received the product below at no cost to myself for review purposes.  No other compensation was received.  All opinions expressed are honest and are my own. For breastfeeding mothers the question of how to breastfeed in public is invariably addressed early on in motherhood.  Unless you choose never to leave your house, you’ll… [read more]

Why buy disposable nursing pads when you can wear Bamboobies? #OperationBabyShower Sponsor Spotlight

When my 2nd son was born I made the switch to cloth diapers.  In my search for more information on cloth diapering how to’s I discovered something I’d never heard about before–washable, reusable nursing pads.  I immediately embraced the idea of eliminating one more wasteful thing from our lives. When it actually came down to… [read more]

Leading Lady Holiday Nursing Bra Collection – Nursing Cami Review

It is getting to be that time for me when I need to start thinking about nursing apparel.  With my first two boys I heard that you should wait until a week or so after your milk comes in to buy a good nursing bra.  That way you’ll know what size to get.  Yeah, that… [read more]

Leading Lady Review and GivAway

Being a women and having to shop for a new bra is sometimes a tedious process.  You have to try to find one with a great fit while making it stylish, functional, comfortable and affordable and sometimes that is a big process!  The makers at Leading Lady have made it their goal to help women find the ideal fit… [read more]

mimijumi bottles – Helps baby switch from breast to bottle with ease – review

I know that breastmilk is best for our little ones and I am all about doing what is best for our children. That is why I have nursed two of the three of my kids. My first child and I just couldn’t handle it emotionally but my other two have been great. And I know… [read more]

Motherlove Herbal Company – Review

As mothers, I like to think that we try to always offer the best to our children and our environment.  I know that is a goal that I strive to do.  I am not a pro by any means, but I do try to recycle and I enjoy growing our own fresh fruits and vegetables… [read more]