New Parents

This article is a part of the Carnival of Natural Mothering hosted by GrowingSlower, Every Breath I Take, I Thought I Knew Mama, African Babies Don’t Cry, and Adventures of Captain Destructo. This month’s topic is Natural Birth Choices. Be sure to check out all of the participants’ posts through the links at the bottom […]

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In celebration of National Breastfeeding Awareness Month, I wanted to share my tips for breastfeeding after C-section and stimulating milk production, as well as to offer you a breastfeeding supplies giveaway.

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Breastfeeding resources galore!

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Here are the questions that I secretly wanted to ask before I entered motherhood – and my personal answers based on 19 months of breastfeeding my son and 9 months of breastfeeding my baby girl so far.

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An infographic from Healthy Child, Healthy World.

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Do you know that a new report finds risky chemicals in nearly EVERY product found in the typical baby nursery?? Here are some brand new resources to help you make safe choices.

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The Tuesday Baby Link Up – Week 12

by Charise Rohm Nulsen

Read – and link up – posts related to pregnancy, birth, baby, toddler, adoption, and child!

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How to entertain your toddler while nursing your little one

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This is the post I’ve been mentally writing since my second baby’s birth!

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How to Prepare for VBAC

by Charise Rohm Nulsen

My 5 suggestions for preparing for a natural VBAC

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Win a Mama Monkey necklace: beautiful, safe, functional, and ethical necklaces created with nursing and babywearing mamas in mind.

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A Poem for My Baby Girl

by Charise Rohm Nulsen

Mama’s poem for her baby girl

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The Ultimate Babywearing Resource

by Charise Rohm Nulsen

Babywearing resources including benefits, how-to’s, carrier info, wearing a toddler, babywearing stories, photos, history, and more!

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5 Reasons Why I Love Babywearing

by Charise Rohm Nulsen

If I could only offer one piece of advice to a mama expecting her second child, it would be to find at least one carrier that you are comfortable with and to start babywearing as soon as possible. I literally can’t imagine what my days would be like with a toddler and a baby only […]

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To Sleep or Not to Sleep

by Charise Rohm Nulsen

When I was pregnant with our first child, my mother-in-law commented that we didn’t need the port-a-crib I had registered for because the baby would just wind up sleeping in our bed; after all, that’s what she had done. I about fell over. Of course my baby would NOT be in my bed! Every parenting […]

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Help Baby Sean: A Fundraiser

by Charise Rohm Nulsen

Meet Baby Sean… In May of this year, Caroline, a mother of three began experiencing some very intense headaches. She wrote them off until one day her headache was simply too much to bare. Knowing something wasn’t right, Caroline walked into the ER. Several tests later and she found out that she was 26 weeks […]

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The baby has finally come home from the hospital and reality is starting to it hit you. I’m sure it’s been a big adjustment and you want to make the first few days go as smoothly as possible. Here are some of my top 5 eco-friendly products to help your baby have a good night […]

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Rewriting the Baby Milestones

by Charise Rohm Nulsen

This post was originally a guest post that I wrote for Hobo Mama in summer of 2011, but with 5 week old Little Sister now in our lives, I’m thinking about this topic once again. When Baby was born, I experienced every cliche a new mama expects to encounter. I was in love; Baby was […]

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5 Unexpected Uses for Breast Milk

by Charise Rohm Nulsen

Thank you to Michelle for guest posting during my babymoon! Breastfeeding has a host of benefits almost too numerous to count but did you know that breastmilk itself has many uses beyond feeding your baby? Here are FIVE ways we successfully used breast milk in an unexpected way! Breastmilk is all natural, cheap, anti bacterial, […]

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A big thank you to Kat of Loving {Almost} Every Moment for guest posting while I am on my babymoon! A few weeks ago I took my youngest daughter for her check-up. The appointment didn’t start out too well as we are doing an alternative vaccination schedule and so my doctor got a bit defensive […]

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