The 18th Century Mom

I’m a huge fan of the Outlander books by Diana Gabaldon. I totally geek out over the time travel aspect, the theory of which actually hurts my brain, but I love how the principal character journeys back to 18th century Scotland. I am not only obsessed with the depth of the characters but also theContinue reading “The 18th Century Mom”

Mom Shaming Makes Me Sick

I was looking through Facebook today, and I clicked on a mommy article with almost 800 comments. I always tell myself I won’t do this because it’s infuriating, but I’m also curious about current hot topics for moms. As I scrolled through the comments about #breastisbest vs. #fedisbest, I was in absolute disbelief at whatContinue reading “Mom Shaming Makes Me Sick”

Breast is Not Always Best

I want to elaborate on yesterday’s article, The Good & the Bad of the Breastfeeding Movement. Sometimes it doesn’t matter how many supplements we take, how many coaches we consult, or how we change our diet. As much as we yearn for it, as hard as we try, breastfeeding just doesn’t work for some ofContinue reading “Breast is Not Always Best”

The Good & the Bad of the Breastfeeding Movement

I think there are some wonderful aspects of the breastfeeding movement. I love that we are normalizing feeding in public. I whole heartedly believe we need to take a page out of Europe’s book about how beautiful the body is. In my experience, Americans tend to equate nudity almost exclusively with sexuality. This is simplyContinue reading “The Good & the Bad of the Breastfeeding Movement”