Starting A Family: 5 Things Parents Wish They Knew Before Having Kids

Parenting can be rewarding. It can also bring joy to your life. However, any parent will tell you that being a mom or dad is not as easy as it seems. There are several things that many parents wish they would have known before they became parents. Getting Pregnant may not be Easy It is … Continue reading “Starting A Family: 5 Things Parents Wish They Knew Before Having Kids”

It’s Ok to Cry over an Empty Deep Chest Freezer…

This is a guest post written by Rachel Barry. You can read more about her at the end of this article.  It’s ok to cry over an empty deep chest freezer… I shed a tear today for myself, my daughter, and my empty chest freezer. Our chest freezer held one of the most important things… breast … Continue reading “It’s Ok to Cry over an Empty Deep Chest Freezer…”

Breastfeeding Slows Us Down…In the Best Way Possible

Breastfeeding Past Infancy As my son quickly approaches his fifteenth month breastfeeding, I am suddenly very aware of how active he is!  He isn’t just walking, he is running to keep up with his older sister.  He is squirming to get out of my arms to play with toys.  He is constantly banging on the … Continue reading “Breastfeeding Slows Us Down…In the Best Way Possible”

Monday’s Breastfeeding Quote

While we try to teach our children all about life, Our children teach us what life is all about. ~Angela Schwindt How true.  It even seems to be the case with breastfeeding.  I am reading, researching and joining groups to find out as much information as I can, but I know when my baby arrives … Continue reading “Monday’s Breastfeeding Quote”

Gender Loving Care?

Earlier this week, I read a blog post by Alpha Parent called Who is best to parent?  Boys or girls? It is an excellent article designed to help people who are dealing with gender disappointment.  I am twenty weeks pregnant and my husband and I have decided to keep the gender a surprise until delivery … Continue reading “Gender Loving Care?”