5 Things I’ve Lost Patience For After I Became a Parent

5 Things I’ve Lost Patience For After I Became a Parent Throughout my life my brother has often interrupted me to say “Patience is a virtue.” He was constantly reminding me of my impatience. Clearly, I have never been the most patient person except when it comes to children. However, after I became a parent…

Breastfeeding as a Stay at Home Mom vs. a Working Mom

As I reflect on my daughter’s first year of breastfeeding I find myself comparing the journey to my first daughter’s. It’s impossible not to even though the situations are completely different. With my first, Claire, I went back to work full time as a teacher when she was only 12 weeks old. I had to constantly…

One Year of Breastfeeding – A Month by Month Timeline

As of last Friday my baby girl is ONE! I can’t believe how fast this year has gone by. Natalie is the most driven, determined and loving baby. She hit all of her milestones ahead of time and you can’t stop her from learning and moving on to the next step. She keeps you on your toes,…

The Real Breastfeeding Essentials for a Newborn

Much like you need diaper changing stations all over the house, you also need breastfeeding stations all over the house. Those first few months of breastfeeding you are glued to the couch. Getting stuck on the couch while breastfeeding without your essentials next to you can be devastating. But seriously, I have actually been brought to…

Liebster Award!

I am so happy I joined the blogging world and started Breastfeeding Bistro. It’s only been a month and I’m hooked! Blogging has connected me to some awesome bloggers and readers. In fact, today I was nominated for the Liebster Award by The Non-Adventures of a SAHM. Thank you! She has a great, honest blog…

The 9 Phases of Weaning your Breastfed Baby through GIFs

Weaning is a process. I discovered that the best way to describe weaning would be through GIFs. Enjoy! Phase 1: Determination Whenever you decide to wean rather it be 8 weeks or 3 years you have to be mentally prepared. Even if your baby leads the weaning you need to be ready to stop breastfeeding….