• the perfect breastfeeding station/breastfeeding
    Baby,  Breastfeeding

    The Perfect Breastfeeding Station

    When I first started breastfeeding, I had one spot that I always went to nurse. It was the most comfortable spot for me, I could add some pillows around me, and it was nice and private (in baby’s nursery) so I could have some time to figure it out. I had lots of family around at that time and although they probably wouldn’t have cared, I didn’t really want to pop a boob out when I didn’t know what I was doing yet. Those first weeks were hard, especially as a new mom who has never breastfed before. I almost gave up so many times, but fortunately I had lots…

  • Baby on a budget

    8 Awesome Ways to Prepare for a Baby on a Budget

    Preparing for a baby can seem daunting, especially on a budget. Babies need a lot of stuff, from somewhere to sleep to something to wear, to somewhere you can put them down so you’re not literally holding your baby 24/7 (although at first, it may seem like you’re doing that anyway). There are so many things out there that are marketed towards parents, especially new parents who don’t necessarily know any better (I was, and still am, totally one of them). We are told we need this and that, and it has to be this good or it’s not good enough. This makes it seem hard to have a baby…