Watching my Husband become Papá

I wasn’t planning a Father’s Day post. Trully. I knew the interwebs would be overflowing with them. But, I just overheard my husband talking to Baby L, and for posterity’s sake, I write. “This little baby is part of Mommy and Daddy. So, this little baby is meant to be with Mommy and Daddy.” He…

The Hormone High and How I Came Down Without Crashing 

Shortly after Baby L’s birth everything made me cry. My heart went all ooey gooey, but I had superwoman strength and energy. I was a high functioning zombie; the kind that is virtually undetectable in a crowd. This was my hormone high. I did a lot of planning during my pregnancy, but I shrugged off…

Nursing Friendly Swimsuit DIY Part .2

I’ve completed my swimsuit hack, and it’s safe to say I love it! It’s cuter, and a lot more comfortable than the fancy schmancy bikini bought. Here’s the low down::: Here are some supplies I picked up at JoAnn Fabric:  Here I’ve cut a length of black one inch elastic that will lay flush against…

Dear New Mama To Be,

I may not have a whole lot of experience under my belt, but at 4 months postpartum I don’t feel I’ve lost my memory… yet. I want to share my small lot of advice with you, as I believe as mamas we benefit greatly from sharing our stories, tips and tricks. And let’s face it,…

Nursing Friendly Swimsuit DIY

If you’re a nursing mama, you probably have come across the swimsuit issue. No, not THAT swimsuit issue. (Cheesy.) Is it just me or is it really hard to find a cute breastfeeding-friendly swimsuit for pool season that doesn’t have a massive price tag? This is my current dilemma. This year I bought a super…

The Beginning. A Birth Story.

We were under the wonderful care of two midwives at a new birthing center in the St. Louis area. We were so excited about our birth plan. It was going to be completely natural. I was going to labor in water and give birth squatting, in warrior one or whatever position I felt like. I…