My Breastfeeding Journey Update From 6 to 9 Months Old Baby

My Breastfeeding Journey Update From 6 to 9 Months Old Baby

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series My Breastfeeding Journey

I’m finally proud to say that Breastfeeding is now comfortable for me. Even with my baby having 8 teeth in, I have a lot less pain associated with breastfeeding now. I’ll explain a little bit about how our breastmilk vs formula journey has progressed also, as I still struggle with a low supply compared to other moms out there. And finally, the biggest question in determining whether or not we can continue our breastfeeding journey… Can we get her to sleep without the breast?  

The 4 Stages of Blogging

The 4 Stages of Blogging

A simple guide for understanding the stages of blogging. With some great infographics, you can easily see what stage of blogging you are in and what to do next.        Stage 1 of Blogging is Beginning to Blog (for real) Focus on writing content and making good blogging habits. Consistency is key, and that’s where most beginners to astray for a while. Prepare your blog for the long haul as much as you can by creating a create website, design, and brand that will stand up to your reputation as a blogger and writer. Focus on finding your…

10 Reasons Why I Love Being A Blog Mom

10 Reasons Why I Love Being A Blog Mom

Here’s a top ten list of reasons why I love being a blog mom. A short list, but a meaningful one! As both being a mother and a blogger, are a dream come for me.  I’m REALLY excited about my blogging and recent experiences online lately. SO much going on for me being a blog mom!   1 || The most obvious reason I love being a blogging mom is that I get to stay home with my daughter every day! 2 || I am my own boss! 3 || I choose when I work and when I don’t [when…

Why Blogging Is The Best Job Ever (To Me)

Why Blogging Is The Best Job Ever (To Me)

Put simply, I am a stay at home mom blogger and work from home wife. The thing is though, it’s really not so simple at all. That still doesn’t mean it’s not the best job to me though. There are two important roles I play in my everyday life that I consider my highest responsibilities right now. And that’s being the best stay at home mom, and the bestwork from home wife I can be. For myself, for my daughter and for my husband. PERSPECTIVE || Like I wrote about in My Business & Blogging Background Story, I have ALWAYS…

Breastfeeding Journey 3-6 Months [Update]

Breastfeeding Journey 3-6 Months [Update]

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series My Breastfeeding Journey

In this breastfeeding update, I’m writing about the breastfeeding experience during the age of three to six months old. I want to go into the bad parts, and then celebrate the good parts in regards to breastfeeding a baby. How has the adjustment been to a child in our lives for over six months now? And how I feel about continue breastfeeding until my baby is two years old. I’ll start by summarizing what I have learned so far. Breastfeeding is hard. && I love breastfeeding.   That about sums it up. No joke. There’s way TOO MUCH to learn…

CJ Is 6 Months Old! [Milestones Series]

CJ Is 6 Months Old! [Milestones Series]

I’ll be honest in saying I’m emotional Mama this morning as I wake up and realize that my baby is now 6 months old! I feel like this is may be the most important birthday. Let me tell you why… I didn’t rock pregnancy. There’s a reason why it’s been 13 months of her existence, and I don’t have a single “pregnancy” post. I carried great, and although I was diagnosed with a short cervix at 24 weeks (and was at risk of preterm labor), there were no complications with my pregnancy or labor. (You can read our Positive Birthing…

From Cosleeping to Bed Sharing

From Cosleeping to Bed Sharing

Cosleeping with your child into a deep sleep can be the answer to your sleeping troubles. I’ll tell you my story of how I went from a cosleeper who room shares to bed sharing.    The act of helping your child to fall into a deep sleep by cosleeping can be the answer to all of your sleeping troubles. Here, I am opening up about our slow drift into co-sleeping, something I thought I’d never do. There are also some amazing benefits to sleeping with your child. It’s not as scary and forbidden as you might think because of what…

How I Can Afford To Be A Stay At Home Mom

How I Can Afford To Be A Stay At Home Mom

There are four major ways that I save enough money every month to be a stay at home mom: breastfeeding, parental child care, using cloth diapers, and swapping baby clothes with other moms. I’ll explain why being a stay at home mom makes more sense than me working full time. We’ll even discuss what my routine looks like because of staying at home (reality check). There are more than ten things listed in this post that can save you enough money to be a stay home with your little one too.   PERSPECTIVE || I live in the Seattle Washington…

Using Cloth Diapers: The Experience, The Savings & The Recommended Supplies

Using Cloth Diapers: The Experience, The Savings & The Recommended Supplies

There are three things that can kill your everyday pocket when you have a child: clothing, formula (& then food) , diapers, and wipes. What we’re going to find out today is just how much money I’m saving by using cloth diapers. Along with all the perks of being green friendly, easy, clean and more. At the bottom of this post, I have a set of items that I suggest you start with that I’m going to call, The Diaper Bundle! Here’s everything I know and love about using cloth diapers!