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March 2, 2020

“To give birth, ... a woman must go to the place between this world and the next, to that thin membrane between here and there. To the place where life comes from, to the mystery, in order to reach over to bring forth the child that is hers.” - Jane Studelska

My plan fo...

January 16, 2020

As many of you know, I exclusively pumped for our first son for 13 months after breastfeeding didn't work out in the early days. Exclusively pumping took about 3-6 hours each day and required huge sacrifices. Most of all, I remember the very early days when Ellington w...

February 14, 2019

As many of you know, I have been exclusively pumping for Ellington after a difficult start to breastfeeding. And for the past six months, I have thought about weaning daily. Not only about the technical "how do I introduce a new milk to Ellington and phase out breastmi...

January 31, 2019

We have reached that pivotal parenting milestone: our baby is one!

I've been sorting through all the baby items we have accumulated over the past year and deciding what to pack away for the next babe and what to pass on. In honor of this process, I have rounded up a lis...

January 3, 2019

See previous posts for what Ellington ate at seven months and eight months.

Over the past couple months, Ellington's schedule and diet have gradually shifted into something much different than where he was at eight months! I have included the detailed schedule below, bu...

December 13, 2018

I first heard of two-ingredient pancakes when I tried a paleo diet for several months, and let me tell you: they are MAGIC for feeding Ellington breakfast. They really only have two ingredients: eggs and banana. MAGIC!

So why do I love them so much for baby feeding?

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November 2, 2018

To see what Ellington was eating at seven months old, visit this post.

Ellington has been eating solids for about 3 months now. His meals are such an integral part of our daily routine that it is hard to remember the days of just bottles. He looks forward to his meals,...

October 16, 2018

By popular demand, I am sharing what Ellington eats in a day! I will periodically share updates here on the blog as his diet changes, but always feel free to ask me questions!

  

While he is currently 8 months old, I wanted to go back and give insight on what his da...

May 25, 2018

I've shared a lot about exclusively pumping for my son on Instagram, and that has led to quite a few questions, so I thought I would answer them all here.  Exclusively pumping is really hard, and I certainly don't have all the answers, but I share in the hopes it may b...

May 17, 2018

Our ellington is three months old!  We are officially out of the fourth trimester, and trying to find our new rhythm as a family (!!!) over here.  I have shared on instagram that we have had a difficult breastfeeding journey, and I thought it was a good time to share m...

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