My husband and I moved to Virginia when our second daughter was almost a year old. Having two young children and living away from close family was manageable. It was easy for us to visit our families back in...
Five years ago I became a mom for the first time. Like most parents, I had compiled a list of advice on breastfeeding. From classes at the Breastfeeding Center, to lotions and tips on how to produce more milk....
Like so many others, I planned on exclusively breastfeeding when I was pregnant with my first child. I had seen my mom, aunts, cousins, and older sister nurse their children all my life, and without much thought, I knew...

Breast Is Best?

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Breast is best.  During my pregnancy, this slogan was like saying, "the sky is blue," or "the Earth is round." It was an indisputable fact. As such, anything other than breastfeeding one's baby is NOT the best. Like other parents,...
Like most parents, as soon as I found out that I was pregnant, I ran to the store and got a lot of things that I thought I would need for a new baby in our life.  And also...
When I was preparing for the arrival of my first child, I spent hours scouring the internet and books, learning everything I could to prepare for her arrival. The more I read, the more I felt we needed -...
If you plan on feeding your new baby breast milk and don't plan to exclusively feed on the breasts, then you need to start thinking about breast pumps. Here are my experiences after nearly 7 months of pumping full-time.  Medela...

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Conrad Washington, DC: Our Much Needed Staycation Destination

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