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10 lessons learned while breastfeeding

Lessons learned while breastfeeding {Heather's Handmade Life}

I breastfed my two children for a combined total of 29 months and I learned a LOT along the way — mostly that it’s really obnoxious when parents refer to everything in months instead of years. While it wound up being the right decision… Continue Reading “10 lessons learned while breastfeeding”

Another stab at the flab

New month, new me? Let’s hope. Today is the first day of another fitness challenge at my beloved Zumba studio. We did one last fall and I actually won it, although I think I only lost 5-6 lbs. (Two of them have returned, but… Continue Reading “Another stab at the flab”

Breastfeeding the second time around

Just when you think you’re a breastfeeding expert? You, uh, might be totally freaking ABSOLUTELY wrong. As you may or may not know, I breastfed our son, D, for 13 months. One year had been my goal, and when I reached it, I used… Continue Reading “Breastfeeding the second time around”

When you’re pregnant and SICK

I was sick this past Sunday/Monday.I was also 30 weeks pregnant.Those two things are NOT a good combination. When you’re pregnant, you can’t take medication (except wussy Tylenol). When you’re breastfeeding, you can’t really take anything, either (except wussy Tylenol). Since I did the… Continue Reading “When you’re pregnant and SICK”

When you’re at odds over crying …

The toddler recently had a bad night. We’ve gotten spoiled, I suppose, with him sleeping peacefully from 8:30 p.m. until 7:30 or 8 a.m. Granted, it did take THIRTEEN MONTHS of horrible sleeping (and the end of breastfeeding) to get to that point. But now… Continue Reading “When you’re at odds over crying …”