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Milky! Review

Make sure to read all the way to the end to see how and when you can win the chance to try Milky! out for yourself! Breastfeeding with my first daughter was difficult. She had medical problems at birth and […]

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A Working Breastfeeding Mom’s Dream

I'm about a month out from returning to work and I've got all the things swirling around in my head. Mostly, it's logistical junk. I think any breastfeeding

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Why I Miss Pumping

I loved pumping. And I miss it. Got your attention? Think I’m crazy? Yea, I know. Let me explain. Being a new mom is hard and exhausting. Being a full

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When Child Rearing Doesn’t Go As Planned {Breastfeeding Edition}

One thing I’ve learned as a mom is that there’s no such thing as a perfect birth or child rearing experience. There’s always something that doesn’t quite go

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When Pumping At Work Doesn’t Go As Planned

When I'd been back at work for four weeks, my supply of frozen breast milk ran out. My nearly six-month-old baby was drinking 16 ounces a day while

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The End is Near

After 18+ months of up to 8 times a day nursing & pumping, I'm so close to being done that I can hardly smell the breast milk boob

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The End of Maternity Leave Feelings

No, I am not pregnant again. I just so happen to have a bazillion (slight exaggeration) mommas in my Facebook feed that are new moms and I have

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Are Insurance Companies REALLY Supporting the Breastfeeding Working Mom?

When the Affordable Care Act was written to support of breastfeeding, including  supplies and counseling, as preventative care coverage, there were lots of shouts of glee from not

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7 Items for the Nursing Mom’s Office Drawer

The first day back to work from maternity leave was anything but dry for me. The weather was great, but tears were flowing as I had to leave

In the Military? Out of Luck for a Free Breast Pump.

In the Military? Out of Luck for a Free Breast Pump.

Being a military “dependent”, we are offered nearly the same kind of coverage as our spouses, with also the ability to pay more to be seen off post.

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Coming to an end of pumping

The time has come to pack up the pump. Well, not right this second. 11 days, 8 hours, 31 minutes and 15 seconds, actually, but who's counting. We've

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Trying and Failing to Control Everything and How it Led to Happiness

When my son, Evan, was born, I decided to breastfeed exclusively. When I went back to work after 12 weeks of maternity leave, I controlled my anxiety over

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Interview with Nancy Holtzman from Isis Parenting {Part 2}

Last week I introduced you to Nancy Holtzman, co-founder of Isis Parenting. Hopefully you have had some time to check her out by now. I know she has

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Interview with Nancy Holtzman from Isis Parenting {Part 1}

Note: This is part 1 of a 2 part series about Isis and the working mom. Stay tuned for next week when we tackle pumping at work specifically! Going

Formula: A Working Mom Reality Check

Formula: A Working Mom Reality Check

When I went back to work with Landon, we had nursing down pat. No more latch issues, a great 3 hour schedule and I was confident. I had

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A Letter to my CEO

Dear Dr. Goodnight, First off, thank you. Thank you for...well...everything. My job. My husband's job. My benefits. His benefits. Our flexible hours. All of it. I am very humbled by

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The Affordable Care Act & The Pumping Working Mom

When I was a pumping-working mama my first time around, the one thing that made it easy to keep going was a quality pump. I used that thing

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Working With Style {Nursing Mom Edition}

I'm excited to share my first Working with Style! My style at work is business casual. I go more on the casual side & try to accessorize to

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Pumping At Work {Part Two}

Last week I shared some of my pumping at work advice. Because it was becoming a novel with all the knowledge I've gleaned these past two months back

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Tips for Pumping At Work {part one}

Brandy & I are both in the throws of new mom-hood & one of the joys that comes with being a nursing working mother is having to pump

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