A Win for Breastfeeding Mothers in Michigan

Michigan has finally joined the ranks as the  46th state to protect nursing mothers who choose to breastfeed in public. Last month Governor Snyder signed SB674 into law! FINALLY! All the hard work and dedication from breast-feeding advocates and legislators has finally paid off. I am so proud to have been a part of the […]

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Don’t Bathe My Baby!

Why is it that babies NEED a bath right after they are born? Have you ever thought about it? I remember with my first son Liam, everyone seemed very eager to get the baby his first bath. Like immediately post delivery- (well maybe not immediately, but pretty damn close, less than 12 hours).  I was so […]


Breastfeeding Advocacy Day

  Recently I had the opportunity to participate in a breastfeeding advocacy day at my state capitol in Lansing, Michigan. This event was hosted by the Michigan Breastfeeding Network and it was a chance to meet with our state legislators and advocate for breastfeeding rights in Michigan.  Michigan is 1 of 5 states that does […]


The Greatest Gift

Happy Mother’s Day to all you wonderful mama’s out there. Whether your children are young or grown, it is a day to celebrate the very special gift of motherhood. I’ve been a mother for three whole years now, and WOW my life has changed in more ways than I can count. I’m always truly amazed […]