Daily, Review

Citrus Lane – August Box

I was so excited to receive our August Citrus Lane box a full week before the estimated date.  Bonus points to Citrus Lane for the quick shipment!  As always, use my link HERE to receive 50% off your first box! Hello, lovely yellow tissue paper.   First up, I see owls!  I <3 owls!  It… Continue reading Citrus Lane – August Box

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Daily, Recipe

No Bake Lactation Cookies

Okay, if you are not a nursing mom, then feel free to just ignore this post.  :) Just like most nursing moms, I am always looking for ways to increase my supply.  Since going back to work, I have noticed a slight decline in output when pumping.  So, in order to combat this, I decided… Continue reading No Bake Lactation Cookies

Daily, Letters to Maddy, Madeline, Parenting After Loss

Oh darling, don’t you ever grow up

Your little hand's wrapped around my finger And it's so quiet in the world tonight Your little eyelids flutter cause you're dreaming So I tuck you in, turn on your favorite night light To you everything's funny, you got nothing to regret I'd give all I have, honey If you could stay like that Oh… Continue reading Oh darling, don’t you ever grow up

Daily, Letters to Maddy, Madeline, Monthly Letters, Parenting After Loss

Four Months

Dear Madeline, Today, my sweet girl, you are 4 months old!  Boy, oh boy, has time flown by.  It has been almost exactly one year since we first found out that you were on your way to us.  We loved you instantly in that moment and we have spent the last year falling in love… Continue reading Four Months

Baby Loss, Daily, Joshua, Madeline, Parenting After Loss

Hey Jealousy

I have a really hard time when I see families that have a toddler boy and a baby girl. It's jealousy in it's purest form. I long to have that family. That was the family we were supposed to have. We should have. I see the pictures creep across my Facebook feed. I see the… Continue reading Hey Jealousy

Daily, Madeline, Parenting

WBW 2014

Today is the kick off of World Breastfeeding Week. As of today I have nursed Madeline for 114 days. That is about 113 days more than I thought I would. We have fought thrush (twice), a shallow and painful latch, and a myriad of other issues that made me want to quit at least a… Continue reading WBW 2014

Around the Web, Daily

Things I Found Around the Web

Recipes: Confetti Cucumber Salsa.  This looks like another great way to use up all of those cucumbers I keep buying at the Farmer's Market. I think one of the most annoying things that I have discovered about being a mom is that apparently it is a competition.  Oh, didn't you know that if you don't… Continue reading Things I Found Around the Web