more mama questions, answered

The last time I did a post about nursing and troubleshooting your breast pump (see here), I got a lot of great feedback and even MORE questions. I decided I would compose some of the most frequently asked mama questions following my last post. These questions have everything to do with mommin’, nursing, biting, tantrums, etc. And I promise, I will keep them coming, as long as you all keep those questions coming!

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four easy steps for the perfect beach waves

hair finished waves

As you all know, I got my hair cut. This may not seem like a big deal, but it was HUGE for me. I have had long hair for as long as I can remember (I’m serious, like kindergarten). After having Cam my hair was falling out, dead, annoying, and being yanked constantly. I was over it. I never thought I would be brave enough, but I went in and told my hairdresser “just cut it off, I’m done”. So she did! Now, styling it has been so much fun!

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my neutral baby shower

Mark and I knew we were having a boy from the time I was about 15 weeks pregnant. However, we didn’t want to tell anyone until this shower, so it was super important to me to have a neutral baby shower. I cannot begin to explain how perfect my baby shower was. It was simple, neutral, and just plain perfect. My sisters-in-law totally nailed it. Read More

7 most useful and useless baby shower gifts

baby shower oh boy

Ok, so we all know that there are gifts people register for when they have their first baby that make you scratch your head>> is this really necessary? I’ve had my own baby shower, but I’ve also been an attendee at plenty of them as well. I have gathered a list of things that make me say “ohmygosh, yes! I need these!” and a list that makes me think “um, really? “. Of course, we’re not listing off diapers + wipes + carseats (the essentials); these are items a lot of people don’t think of right off the bat. I think this would be great to look at before registering for your own baby shower, or buying a gift for another mama-to-be.Read More

tips + tricks for nursing and troubleshooting your pump

pump

Oh, what a whirlwind nursing can be. As a previous mother/baby nurse, and now a full-time mama, I have gained a lot of experience with breastfeeding, pumping, etc. I am, by no means, an expert; but I thought I would answer some of the most commonly asked questions about this topic.Read More

our favorite baby pajamas

favorite baby pajamas

There is just something about a baby in pajamas. I think it’s the cutest thing ever when Cam is freshly bathed in his favorite cozy pjs>>he absolutely LOVES them. I always get so many questions about Cam’s pajamas when I post pictures of them, so I decided to do a little roundup of our favorite baby pajamas! Read More