What About My Partner & Breastfeeding?

I often get asked about how partners can best support breastfeeding. I thought it would be most helpful to future parents to learn from those who are fresh to the experience. I asked a breastfeeding support group that I often visit to give me their feedback on how their partners have been most helpful to […]

When to Bottle Feed Your Baby

A common question from new parents goes something like this: “When and how is the best way to introduce a bottle into our baby’s feeding regimen?” Depending on the circumstances, the answer is not always the same. When introducing the bottle there are two (2) things you want to avoid: Bringing a bottle in too […]

Five Ways to Increase Milk Production

That feeling that you’re making enough milk to keep your baby fed and happy when you’re breastfeeding? It’s the best. And if you never struggle with milk supply, it’s something that’s easy to take for granted. But if you are struggling with milk supply? The stress can be really overwhelming. Not only do you worry about whether […]

DIY Breastmilk Soap

Breast milk has so many incredible healing properties. For years moms have talked about putting it on skin to relieve rashes and eczema, or even dropping it around baby’s eye to clear up eye goop and even treat pink eye. (In fact, many moms recommend freezing breast milk in these tiny syringes so that you […]

A Working Parent’s Case for Meditation

When I was in my late 20s and my grandmother was around 80, I tagged along with her to hit a few tennis balls. She still played doubles and had always hoped I would learn to play tennis. A lifelong sport, she called it, and by that age was proving it on a weekly basis.  […]

Surviving Separation Anxiety

Separation anxiety might actually be harder on you that it is on your child. This feeling is normal! Before you dive into our tips on how to survive separation anxiety, remember that what works for one child could be different from what works for another. Separations can be TOUGH on kids – but especially on […]

Transition Tips to Return to Work After Parental Leave

Congratulations! If you’re reading this post, it means that you are hoping to return to work after parental leave. That’s a big step and one worth celebrating!  With any transition, you may be excited, nervous, dreading it, and wishing it would get here soon – all at the same time. That’s totally normal. Depending on […]