5 Reasons I Chose To Not Sleep Train My Baby

In my early 20’s, I didn’t understand why mother’s would run to their crying baby and not sleep train. Shocking, right? I had strong opinions about how babies should be forced into independence. These weren’t my own of course. It was all conditioning. However, the older I got and the more I started to understand the big job of raising children, I raised questions about … Continue reading 5 Reasons I Chose To Not Sleep Train My Baby

Nuby Natural Soothing Gel & Gum-EEZ Teether Teething Review

I have to say teething is by far the only part of this motherhood journey that bums me out! It isn’t because I can’t handle it, but because I know it bothers him. So, I wanted to find a way that I could help him through the process. He has teething rings, but he didn’t take well to holding something very cold in his hand … Continue reading Nuby Natural Soothing Gel & Gum-EEZ Teether Teething Review

How I Increased My Breastmilk Supply After Being Sick

I was never worried about getting sick because I hadn’t gotten sick in years. In 2016, I started cutting different meats out of my diet, then went Vegan in 2017. I was in the best health I had ever been in my life. Even when I was pregnant and indulged on one of my cravings (check out this video to see what I mean), I … Continue reading How I Increased My Breastmilk Supply After Being Sick

Postpartum Depression And What I Learned About Myself

That first cry left me speechless. Every mother I spoke to assured me that every pregnancy complication was going to be worth that first moment. They were right. I was shaking from the adrenaline and in awe of his entire presence. When my aunt yelled that he was a boy and I felt my heart drop. I was happy because I always wanted to have … Continue reading Postpartum Depression And What I Learned About Myself

3 Non-Toxic Diapers That I Recommend

As a first time mother, I used disposable diapers for about the first two months of my son’s life because I needed to focus on breastfeeding and getting as much rest as possible. I had non-toxic diapers from different companies that provide samples to expecting mothers. We also bought a few of our own. Therefore, my son has tried about 5-6 different diaper brands. So, … Continue reading 3 Non-Toxic Diapers That I Recommend

Top 5 Breastfeeding Tips (+3 Month Update)

I have been breastfeeding for three months now and have learned so much! If you have any questions about breastfeeding, please visit my Breastfeeding 101: The Basics blog post. In that blog post, I go over the mechanics of breastfeeding, the composition of breastmilk, positions in breast-feeding and more! I will be posting a breastfeeding complications and solutions blog post soon. After experiencing and resolving … Continue reading Top 5 Breastfeeding Tips (+3 Month Update)

#SpotlightSaturdays: 5 Reasons Why Doulas Are The Shit

I decided to go a different route for this week’s Spotlight Saturday blog post. My interview with artists of different mediums will follow next week. However, I want to highlight the beauty and selflessness of Doulas across the world. Doulas are professionals trained to provide physical, emotional and educational support to an expecting mother, giving birth or in postpartum care while advocating for the mother. A … Continue reading #SpotlightSaturdays: 5 Reasons Why Doulas Are The Shit

Co-Sleep: 5 Reasons To Ditch Baby Cribs

We have built an entire industry around the sleep of babies in the Western culture. Yes, your baby’s z’s became a profitable business for many companies. When a mother is creating her registry, the categories include the “necessities” for the baby’s room; these online registries require you to add a crib, mattress, sheets, room decor and more to qualify for the free baby registry item/package. … Continue reading Co-Sleep: 5 Reasons To Ditch Baby Cribs