Ways OTHER than formula to breastfeed longer

breastfeed longer

You know I don’t post ranty posts too often. It’s just not my style. But when something gets under my skin and I think the message is important, well… Tonight I received a press release (surprise surprise) with the following subject line: “Early Formula Use Helps Some Mothers Breastfeed Longer” I’m not going to use […]

May 2013 Instagram Photo a Day Challenge #7SDDPhotoADay

Instagram Photo a Day

I’m the biggest slacker ever with the ol’ Photo a Day thing on Instagram. SLLLLLACCCKKKER!  AGAIN. So, here is the May Instagram Photo a Day Challenge. Maybe I’ll do better this month… Want to join in with the May Instagram Photo a Day Challenge? Be sure to follow me on Instagram at @themaven. Use the hashtag […]

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 6-10

teacher appreciation week

I’m really fortunate that Sebby and Quincy have pretty fabulous teachers. They take the time to get to know my kids and help them learn and grow as people. They foster relationships and truly love what they do. I know it’s important to let them know they are appreciated, so I plan on doing some […]

Attention Seattle Area Ladies: Win a pair of tickets to Seattle Mom Prom!!

Attention women of the Seattle Area! The Seattle Mom Prom an annual celebration of moms (a ladies-only, not moms-only event) is May 18th, 2013 from 8pm to Midnight at the Fremont Abbey (4272 Fremont Ave N, Seattle, WA).  This ultimate ladies night out is a benefit for Postpartum Support International of Washington, a wonderful organization and […]

New babies bring new traditions #GrowWithMeNG

This is a sponsored post. Edison came home just in time for Easter and to celebrate spring with his big brother and sister. Easter weekend was full of warm weather, sunshine, and outdoor fun for his older siblings. New traditions For as scattered brained as I am (no really) I am big on simple traditions. […]

The unexpected VBAC : Edison’s birth story

So it goes a little something like this… Around 4am on June 28, 2010, after Quincy’s crash cesarean my OB comes into my recovery room and says something along the lines of “You can have as many babies as you want, but you can never go through labor again.” I was also given instructions to call the […]