Pumping on a Plane???

Those 4 words remind me of “Snakes on a Plane!” except they engender perhaps even more fear.  But I’m going to have to get over it because I’ve decided to leave the girls for 60 hours and head to Vegas …

Breastfeeding Twins: Our Story So Far


I came across an entire website recently that is devoted to breastfeeding twins.. and it has a spot where women share sort of their personal journey of breastfeeding almost the same way that one would share a birth story.…

Thoughts on Weaning and Extended Breastfeeding

Ever since Jasper’s first birthday people keep asking me how long I plan on continuing to breastfeed. There is a little bit of an accusation in their tone, like what they really mean is “it’s getting weird that you are …

And the Pediatrician Says..


In the complete OPPOSITE scenario to when you take your car to the mechanic and it operates perfectly, Jasper picked yesterday – the day we visit the pediatrician – to get his first ever stomach bug.  Poor little guy must …

Breastfeeding, Returning to Work and Pumping

Oh My!

By popular demand, we’re going to have one more breast feeding post, this time focused on tips/tricks and just plain survival being a breastfeeding/pumping/working mom.

Jennilyn asked me for this post in general terms and I wrote her …

Breastfeeding on the Brain

Just last week I received two separate emails from pregnant readers asking about breastfeeding.  And since it is the last day of August which is “breastfeeding awareness month” I figured it’s a good time to do a breastfeeding post!

Fiona …

Easter Family Fun

Shot with my Canon Digital Rebel Xsi and Sigma 30mm 1.4 lens
Image Post Processing in Adobe Lightroom 2.0

One of the best things about being married to Jeff is his family.

I had NO first cousins until I was …

Hunger Strike

Shot with my Canon Digital Rebel Xsi
Sigma 30mm 1.4 lens at these settings:
F 2.2
Shutter speed 1/200th
ISO 200.
Image Post Processing in Adobe Lightroom 2.0
Furry white thing underneath Jasper: Ikea Sheepskin

It’s official, Jasper is …

Loss of Appetite & Milk Supply

Yesterday our lactation consultant came for a visit.

I mentioned last week that Jasper had been eating very little compared to normal and he was in acute discomfort,  so I figured it was just teething… The thing is that the …

The Power of the Bond

Gratuitous Jasper Photo..

Before I forget, I have a strange little story to relay that you breastfeeding moms may appreciate..

New Years Eve we went to my parents’ house for a small party with some of their friends.  Jasper was …