Category: Breastfeeding and Nutrition

Nursing Strike Woes

It’s been a while since I posted in the blog — almost two months! I missed E’s 11 month update, and she will be one tomorrow. I know I say it all the time, but time flies. It’s been quite…

My Son, the Little Piggy

J is kind of small for his age. He’s 14 months old, but still wears size 12 months in pants — the 18 month ones are way huge, especially around the waist. But it’s not for lack of food… this…

My Makeshift Lunchbox

I still haven’t bought a lunchbox with compartments for J, but last night I discovered a way to pack a complete toddler meal in a single container without all the food touching. Ta-da! I used cupcake liners that I already…

Mixed Feelings

Only two more weeks until J’s birthday! And I’m having very mixed feelings.┬áIt’s only natural, of course, that I should be simultaneously sad and happy that my baby is becoming a toddler. I’m excited about celebrating his first year —…

A Love Letter to Medela

Dear Medela, I bought a Freestyle Breast Pump through my company last year, and it has been absolutely invaluable to me over the past nine months. It’s been a crucial element in helping me continue to breastfeed my son even…