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Mothers' Groups - Friend or Foe?

...I had to force myself to join a new moms support group. I had heard they were very helpful, but my emotions were fluctuating, the logistics of caring for a newborn were confounding, and I was just too tired to even get dressed...

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Beyond the Boob

I'm starting a project that is inspired by my desire to help women in need beyond what I typically do in a work day...

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B(.)(.)BS!

...Maybe you are pumping right now, maybe the baby is sleeping and you have a few minutes to yourself, maybe your partner needs some "practice" time with the little...here is something fun to do

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Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes

In the spirit of election day, which will inevitably bring change (and those of you who know me will know in which direction I hope it goes), I wanted to share a few little changes I’ve recently made in my practice...

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For me and for YOU!

...Cancer, in a number of forms, has touched my life, as is true for many of us. I can't turn down an opportunity to help raise funds and awareness for the fight against ovarian cancer,...

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Guess Who?

My mom was in the process of paring down her belongings to the essentials for a move overseas. She brought an old box of photos for me to go through. Amongst the ridiculous school photos, look what I found!...

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"basic mommy" & Me

...I was approached by Amanda and Lindsay, super-cool hilarious mommas and the brilliant founders of basic mommy to share some insight about parenting, breastfeeding and weaning...

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Mommy Boot Camp or a Cult?

…and I do believe it is a ritual, finding support amongst others who are going though a similar transition in life at the same time is pricelessly valuable.  We live in a culture where we don’t see itty bitty babies and their mommas around us much. We aren’t near our sisters, cousins, moms who may be caring for their own new babies...

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Overselling It?

...Recently, I've had a group of moms both in one of my support groups and those I've been seeing individually, who are struggling with the contrasts, commentaries, realities and emotions of formula feeding...

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It Gets Better?

I’m sure I’ve written in the past that the work I do is cathartic for me.  I’d love to say that my motives are completely altruistic, but let’s get real...

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