Ah, Aunt Flow, The Woman Flu, Code Red, The Crimson Wave, “That” Time of the Month, My Cycle, The Painters are Coming this Week, Moon Cycle, and my personal favorite: Shark Week. No matter what you call it, your menstrual period is a monthly reminder that your body is cleaning house and keeping your reproductive… Continue reading Sticking It To Aunt Flow: Having A Happier Period
As most “crunchy” moms know, cloth diapers tend to be the gateway drug to green living. We cloth diaper our babies, happy to be saving the earth, and then BAM. We’re sucked in. And it all boils down to these questions: How can I save more money? For stay at home moms (like me), saving… Continue reading Green Living Giveaway with Marley’s Monsters
#WhyWeWear: Family Edition “Gimme that baby!” my mother would shout the minute she stepped into our house when Lucas was first born. She would proceed to be a baby hog for the remainder of her visit, and that never bothered me in the slightest, not only because Lucas was being cared for and loved… Continue reading Líllébaby Costume Contest and Giveaway!
Do you remember being a non-crunchy mom and how you felt when those super crunchy women would leave you horror struck by telling you things like: “Yes, I consumed my placenta after birth…”*** Or… “I no longer buy toilet paper.”*** I was totally that woman when it came to sharing interesting facts about breastmilk. ***Placenta… Continue reading Doing the Breaststroke
Okay, so you’re getting ready to have your first baby (or maybe your seventh, we don’t judge) and you’ve set up nursing and diapering stations around the house, washed the baby clothes, found a place for ALL THE THINGS you registered for, (Why did you register for so much stuff? Only a few things will… Continue reading Saving Your Undercarriage: Taking Care of You Postpartum
Dear Antepartum Me, Hello! This is your post-partum self. It’s been two years since you’ve had your baby (and yes, I promise, he DID eventually come out; although, it wasn’t easy, and he did come out facing the wrong way…BUT that’s a story for another time…) and I’ve been thinking lately how much I… Continue reading Dear Antepartum Me: Back Away From The Bumbo