Making two under two a breeze.

I hope you’re not getting tired of my mom essential posts, because I have another one for you.

I’ve found that having two under two is complicated when you’re being pulled in two different directions, the toddler wanting to play outside and the baby wanting to be held…or the toddler wanting to go in the stroller and the baby won’t stop crying…you catch my drift.

Enter LÍLLÉbaby carrier. Continue reading

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Swaddled with Ollie.

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I’ve gotta tell you…neither of my children like to be swaddled.

Must be something about their hands feeling constrained–I’m not exactly sure. Zeke would always cry and wiggle his arms out, so I gave up when he was just itty bitty. But with baby Charlie, I found a swaddle she actually likes AND sleeps in! Continue reading

Flowing with liquid gold.

Nine months.

That’s how long my body produced milk after our son was born. And that nine months was a struggle to say the least. I tried nursing tea and power pumping, no luck. Continue reading