Questions You Have but are Too Afraid to Ask {Lesbian-Parent Edition}

March 27, 2013

[Please keep in mind that these opinions are mine, with some help from my partner and a couple of other lesbian mums, and do not reflect the opinions of every lesbian mother on the planet. Some other women might share my opinions and agree with my ideas, and some might not. Such is life. Please […]

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D-MER {No, You Are Not Crazy}

March 27, 2013

We all hear about the joys of breastfeeding. The bonding, the flow of love hormones, and the feeling of accomplishment that often comes to mothers upon reaching goals. Breastfeeding can be tough the first weeks of your baby’s life (or longer), but after that it is smooth sailing right? This promise of positive emotional connections […]

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Don’t Wait to Be the Parent You Want to Be, Do it Now

February 26, 2013

This started as a FB update and just took off, so I put it into a blog post. Going to share a raw moment with you. Last night I was looking for a picture and you know how that goes…you end up sitting for an hour or two looking through old pictures, even after you’ve […]

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This is Breastfeeding

February 25, 2013

Lilla Ban sent me this picture to share. I was taken back when I saw it. Not just because it’s gorgeous…a sweet baby, the lighting and breastfeeding, but because it perfectly captures those first few weeks of nursing. The boppy pillow, working on the latch, the way mom is holding her breast and the milk […]

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The Myth of the “Perfect Mother” {Have Grace with Yourself Mama}

February 23, 2013

As mothers, we have all experienced that moment. I know I have. When the second line popped up on the pregnancy test that I so desperately desired to see, I immediately began thinking about the future. I began thinking about what kind of mother I’d be. I had dreams of being the perfect mother. The […]

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Birth Without … Me! {A Story of Adoption and Supplemental Nursing}

February 4, 2013

I had NO water breaking, NO contractions, NO C-section, NO vaginal delivery, absolutely NO pain whatsoever; and yet there had been a birth. My daughter was born and needed a tube-feeding right away. Only it’s not what you think. It wasn’t for medical reasons. She was perfectly healthy. My baby and I were meeting each […]

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Intuition of the Modern Woman {Motherhood}

January 29, 2013

“Oftentimes I felt ridiculous giving my seal of approval to what was in reality such a natural thing to do, sort of like reinventing the wheel and extolling its virtues. Had parents’ intuition sunk so low that some strange man had to tell modern women that it was okay to sleep with their babies?” Dr. […]

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Earth Mama Angel Baby®

January 23, 2013

If you have not heard of Earth Mama Angel Baby®, be glad you visited our blog today! Earth Mama Angel Baby® is the only complete line of non-toxic, hospital recommended organic and natural herbal products and USDA Certified 100% Organic teas specifically formulated to support women throughout the common discomforts of childbirth, from pregnancy through […]

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Little Girls are Sugar and Spice…

January 17, 2013

…especially when taking a nap! Picture by Katelyn Demidow. Image by Ruthie Davis.

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A Mother’s Letter to Her Unborn Baby {Part 1; Birth Story to Follow}

January 8, 2013

Amy Hayden shares, “I wrote a letter to my son before I birthed him, and just wrote this one to my next little one. I’d love to see other moms do the same.” Check back tomorrow for the story of this lucky baby’s birth! “To my dear baby, As our time of being connected as […]

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