6:30 am – My morning wake up call is a kick to my forehead from my beloved daughter, Mia, who fell asleep next to me during her 3 am feeding. Yes, I am still nursing, and sometimes we co-sleep. Nursing wasn’t always easy for me, in fact we had a very difficult start. Once we overcame
On my day off last week (thank you, Dr. King) me and my husband took Mia to her Monday morning music class that she normally attends with her caregiver, Kara. The 45 minute class held at the Emanuel Lutheran Church in Manchester offers the Music Together program, an internationally recognized and trademarked early childhood music and
5:30 am – I am naturally awakened by my new biological mom-clock that says it’s time to wake up and make breakfast, iron the laundry, take a shower, prepare your daughter’s meals for the day, and enjoy a few minutes of quiet before your darling husband and daughter awaken and I cant get anything done.
Since my daughter was born, we’ve taken her on 6 road trips and 1 international flight. Here are some of the things that have saved us in our travels. Feel free to share your travel tips too! 1. Portable computer or electronic device where I can play You Tube videos of Elmo. I swear I
They say having a baby changes your life. I say it completely transforms your existence and you become an entirely new person. A mother. I call it a…mothermorphosis. A few examples: 1. I used to wear accessories. Now I wear my baby in a Boba organic cotton carrier. 2. My idea of an intimate dinner
I have found that some of the skills I’ve developed in my career, I use as a mother. In my past life, I worked in scheduling and advance for a U.S. Senate campaign. I helped organize a statewide bus tour The New York Times said was “run with military precision and precise planning.” I cut that
I’ve done it on an airplane, in the car, at the beach, during a conference call. Even in Church. I’ve done it just about everywhere and I’m pretty darn good about being discreet…Yep, I am a breastfeeding mother who will do just about anything to ensure my child gets the nutrition she needs when she