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New Mom Books to Make You Laugh, Cry, and Feel Seen

Doesn’t it sometimes feel like you’re the only one going through a particular experience? Like when your little one has a raging tantrum in a restaurant, for example, and you feel like the worst mother in the world? If this sounds familiar, it’s time to stock your home library with some new mom books. Whether […]

Pace Feeding Baby: Everything You Need to Know

Something I wasn’t expecting about becoming a nursing mother is the number of “rules” you have to follow. Along with guidelines about how often you should nurse and what position you should nurse in, there are also mandates about how you should give them a bottle! This is called “pace feeding” baby. I wrongly assumed […]

How to Increase Breastmilk Supply: Tips from a Professional

If you’re here, you’re probably wondering how to increase breastmilk supply. And while that can be a legitimate question and problem, most of the time it actually isn’t. When we talk about milk supply, we often talk about “perceived insufficient milk supply” (PIMS), as many women don’t believe they’re producing enough milk to adequately feed […]

Our Top 10 Best Potty Training Books You Can Rely On

Ahh, potty training – the bane of many parents’ existence. No matter how prepared you might think you are, there’s a good chance you might fail miserably. What happens when you do? You turn to the experts and find some potty training books you can trust. Take my family, for example. When our oldest daughter […]

Why Aren’t We Talking About Post-Weaning Depression More?

For the first fourteen months of my daughter’s life, we shared a picture-perfect nursing relationship. She latched well, ate well, and, eventually, weaned well. With such a great experience behind us, I felt proud of our breastfeeding journey. But that’s also exactly when the post-weaning depression kicked in. A couple of weeks after weaning entirely, […]

Child-Centered Educational Toys for 1 Year Old Toddlers

When we think about educational toys for 1-year-old toddlers, it’s critical that we also consider the whopping number of milestones and skills children achieve in this one short year.  Between 12 months to 24 months, a child’s brain is expanding with connections that help them piece together their world. It is a time of curiosity, […]