Milk, Sweat and Tears. What To Do When Your Baby Won’t Nurse.

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Not being able to breastfeed your baby, when you really, really, really want to, is the worst feeling as a mother. I have written extensively about breastfeeding over the years here but I have never done a complete round up post about our whole journey or written a conclusion to the saga.  Today is the… [read more]

Cold Feet in the Morning

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I can’t believe that Penelope will be 4 soon.  Where has the time gone?  I mean, it’s been a well lived and full 4 years, I have done my darnedest to be present and live each moment to the fullest with her.  Experiencing loss sure makes you appreciate every second with the one you’ve got.… [read more]

Placenta Encapsulation

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Last year I took a certification course from Full Circle Encapsulation and learned how to encapsulate placentas. I had no intention of doing it for a living, but I am so glad I got the information.  I feel that information about placentas is really a lost art and I am thrilled to be a part… [read more]

From Maiden to Mother eCourse is HERE!!


I know that I was put on this planet to help mamas and babies. No matter what I have done that last past 15 years, it has been some sort of manifestation of helping mamas and babies. And now, I am pleased to announce that the From Maiden to Mother eCourse is here! This course… [read more]

Sharing Immunities through Breastfeeding


I was recently sick with a nasty stomach bug. I worried my daughter would get it, especially since she had something similar a month or so before. As bad as I felt being sick myself, it was much more horrible to watch her little body go through it. It was definitely something I don’t want… [read more]

Amazing, Delicious, Gluten-Free Lactation Cookies

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When I was pumping, I did everything known to man to increase my supply because I was gifted with the life experience of having to exclusively pump for my daughter in order to breastfeed her. If you haven’t already, be sure to check out the M+BL breastfeeding archives to learn about my daughter, Penelope, and… [read more]