No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Lactation Bites

My little guy will be three months old soon and I have been exclusively pumping and bottle feeding for almost two months now.  I tried breastfeeding for the first four weeks, but I couldn’t mentally handle it. My son was a very slow eater often taking over an hour to nurse, only to need fed again an hour later.  After…

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Finding Time for Yourself as a New Mom

Feed him, change his diaper, play, sleep and repeat every two and half hours from about 8 o’clock in the morning until 9 o’clock at night.  Jacob, my two and a half month old, and I live our lives in two hour intervals during the day. To me, two hours used to seem like a long time.  I could get…

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How to Survive Deployment With a Newborn

At the beginning of Summer 2017 we found out that my husbands National Guard unit was scheduled to  deploy in the Spring of 2018.  At the end of Summer 2017, I found out I was pregnant with our first child. Perfect timing right? My husband was immediately excited.   Coming from a large family he always wanted to be a dad.…

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