What Is Adventure Baby (And Why Should You Care)?

What Is Adventure Baby (And Why Should You Care)?

I remember when I first started blogging as a personal finance blogger, I told my friend Bridget that if I ever had kids, I’d totally become a mom blogger. I said it tongue in cheek back then, but here I am — 13 week old baby napping next to me, launching a parenting blog. But this isn’t your average parenting blog. I’m not going to teach you about all the different ways you could discipline your … Read More

Medela Freestyle Review: What I Learned Pumping 100,000+ ml of Breast Milk

Medela Freestyle Review: What I Learned Pumping 100,000+ ml of Breast Milk

I’ve pumped over 100,000 ml of breast milk over 1,000 pump sessions. I’ve used $2,000 hospital grade pumps (the Medela Symphony), $200 pumps (the Medela In Style) and $35 manual pumps (the Avent Manual Comfort). Poppy was born 6.5 weeks early, so she wasn’t able to breastfeed right away. She had to work on her suck/swallow/breathe reflex, so she was fed through an NG tube and via bottle in the intermediate nursery. That meant that … Read More