365 Days and 5 Pumps Later: My Breast Pump Review

I just accomplished a daunting goal: one year of breastfeeding my son. Let’s hit pause for a minute. Breastfeeding, while natural, isn’t always easy. There are challenges with supply, with latches, with blisters and infections. My son and I have overcome a lot in twelve months. The biggest hurdles in our nursing journey were his …

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6 Thanksgiving Looks for Breastfeeding Moms

What does your family Thanksgiving look like? Does Uncle Paul deep-fry a turkey in the backyard? Or does your great Aunt Thelma host a Pinterest-perfect affair that would put the Four Seasons to shame? And more importantly… how does breastfeeding fit into your day? I’m grateful to have a family that is supportive of our …

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The Nursing Fashions of Royalty

Where do the Duchess of Cambridge, Princess Sofia and Princess Victoria get their maternity and nursing fashions? Seraphine of course. A leading European retailer, Seraphine provides maternity and nursing fashions so stylish that you’ll want to wear them forever. Celebrities like Gwen Stefani, Jessica Alba and Kate Hudson rock their styles in addition to royalty. I love every single item I’ve purchased from Seraphine. Honestly, it’s been a challenge trying to determine which of their items to share first.

Recipe: Duck Bacon Avocado Toast

MSPI mamas know that avocado is a lifesaver. Full of vitamins and minerals, plus healthy fats, this nutrient-dense food can help you pack in the calories in a healthy way. When you’re burning upwards of 500 calories a day breastfeeding, that extra energy is critical. But sometimes I get in a rut with my avocado and need to try different ways to work it into my diet. Duck bacon avocado toast is one of my favorite easy lunches that mixes things up a bit.