Breastfeeding Category



Jul 23
2013

Working on Goals #86 and #87: Au Baby


Almost four years ago, I wrote 100 Life Goals, which consist of major accomplishments I want to complete during my lifetime. The goals are divvied up into five categories: family goals, travel goals, physical goals, experience goals and lastly, influence goals. Influence goals include goals that affect others. The reach of these goals touches a greater audience than just you and your immediate family. Under the influence goal section it reads: 86. Support mothers globally…

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May 15
2013

Pumping in the Admiral’s Club


I cleaned out the “baby” cabinet a few weeks ago, filled with mismatched bottle lids and sippy cups, and threw away some old pump parts which reminded me of the time I pumped in the Admiral’s Club. Soon after I returned to work from maternity leave last year, I had five or six business trips lined up in a row. I was on trip number three, which made it very challenging to maintain my desire…

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Aug 15
2012

A Broken Pump


My Avent isis iQ Duo broke. It lasted through three children, so I guess I got my money’s worth. I was at work pumping for the Caterpillar’s meal for the next day, and just like that, the piston or something broke. I was mid-session and had to pack everything up and look forward to nursing the baby when I got home. It was actually a spring inside the handle that broke. That night, I asked…

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Aug 14
2012

Things that Start with B…


This is all that remains of my stash of frozen breastmilk. I am excited that I can still feed my baby the best milk nature has for her, but I am also sad to see the end of it. So, in honor of National Breastfeeding Awareness month, I want to share my most recent breastfeeding triumphs and trials with the Caterpillar. Over the next few weeks I will highlight my adventures while exclusively (for the…

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Jul 17
2012

37 Weeks


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