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

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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..

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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

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Shot with my Canon

Hunger Strike

Jasper Bunny Says Happy Easter!

Jasper Bunny Says "Happy Easter!"

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

Loss of Appetite & Milk Supply

Have you seen my appetite?

Have you seen my appetite?

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 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 …