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Breastfeeding and Surgery

Breastfeeding and Surgery

  It is a challenging thing, meshing the natural healing realm with standardized medicine. People choose one path or another for a variety of reasons, and often there is not a lot of overlap. I lean towards the natural side. I prefer to use homeopathics and essential oils instead of prescriptions, and I prefer to […]

Growing Our Own

Growing Our Own

Like every good crunchy mom, it’s time for me to plant my families garden. Filled with herbs, lettuce, tomatoes, berries and even cantaloupe, our garden is going to be the nicest on the block without a weed in sight. Yeah, who am I kidding. The only reason why we have raspberry bushes is, because they […]

Mom Monday: Reading with Mia

Mom Monday: Reading with Mia

I have always loved to read. I have always loved children. It makes sense that I love children’s books. I got a part-time job at my city’s main library branch in my second year of college. I thought it would be a relaxing and quiet job. Ha! Lots of people seem to think libraries are […]

Some thoughts on NIP (nursing in public)

Some thoughts on NIP (nursing in public)

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I woke up early yesterday so Penelope and I could head to the airport to fly to Texas to meet up with Xza and Alyssa for MommyCon Austin! We ran late for the airport and I didn’t have time to nurse Penny from the parking lot until we got onto the plane. I also didn’t […]

Plasticality

Plasticality

Photo from Village Voice Lets talk about boobs. Men and women alike have them, their size and appearance varies depending on the person, and they are revered world wide for their feeding as well as sexual qualities. Some people are happy with what they were born with, and others want an improved pair by the […]

Starbucks Will be the Death of Me

Starbucks Will be the Death of Me

For many many MANY years a Venti Iced Caramel Macchiato was my go to drink at Starbucks. I rarely ordered anything else, and when I did it was always the same “alternative”….but mainly I stuck with my tried and true Caramel Macchiato. Recently I learned about a “Secret Starbucks Menu” and decided I had to […]