How Makeup Saved My Sanity

It's no secret that I've been dealing with postpartum anxiety and depression. My good ol' friend Zoloft has been a huge help, but I've also taken steps to deal with these struggles in a creative way. When I was nursing my newborn I found myself deep into the Youtube rabbit hole and watching makeup artists … Continue reading How Makeup Saved My Sanity

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I Breastfeed My Preschooler For Selfish Reasons

He'll be 3 years old in about one month. He's so smart and tough. A little boy to the core: loves to play in the dirt, has buckets full of Hot Wheels and loves to rough house with his daddy. He's independent and opinionated. I made the decision to breastfeed shortly before he was born. … Continue reading I Breastfeed My Preschooler For Selfish Reasons

16 Things Breastfeeding Moms Want You To Know

June 27, 2015 marks the first official International Day to Normalize Breastfeeding (#IDTNB). August 1-7 is World Breastfeeding Week. In honor of these breastfeeding events, I am sharing 16 things that breastfeeding mothers want you to know. I am a proud breastfeeding mother and have been nursing my oldest child for over 2.5 years and my … Continue reading 16 Things Breastfeeding Moms Want You To Know

Dear Santa,

My Christmas list is different this year, Santa. You won't find the typical items. No electronics, no perfume, and no gift cards. I've learned a lot about what's important this year, and I hope you'll bring me these few things.  Serenity. I don't want to worry about a bill, money, making anyone happy, searching for clients. … Continue reading Dear Santa,