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Sleep Help! You Love Your Baby, but the Sleep Deprivation Is Killing You. Here’s How to Get More Zzzs

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Sleep Help! You Love Your Baby, but the Sleep Deprivation Is Killing You. Here’s How to Get More Zzzs
New mom sleep tips you can use.   It’s both ironic and sad—the thing you need most for healing from labor and delivery, producing milk and generally being able to accept the new reality of parenthood is the very thing it’s hardest to achieve right now: consistent, sufficient sleep.   Even if your baby or […]

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I’m breastfeeding my four-year-old, and here’s why

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I’m breastfeeding my four-year-old, and here’s why
So, yes, I’m breastfeeding my four-year-old, and here’s why… Breastfeeding a four-year-old sounds like: ‘That’s a bit…weird, isn’t it? ”Hasn’t it gone on long enough now?’ ‘You’ll be stopping before school won’t you?’ ‘Make the most of it because you’ll have to stop soon!’ ‘I didn’t realise you were STILL doing it!’ Breastfeeding a four-year-old […]

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Is Lanolin Safe for Breastfeeding? Nope. Here’s Why with Better Alternatives.

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Is Lanolin Safe for Breastfeeding? Nope. Here’s Why with Better Alternatives.
Visit us at Mamavation.com for more updates, healthy tips and challenges. Years ago, when I asked my mother what she used when she breastfed me she told me lanolin, so that’s what I used. I never stopped to think that lanolin might be different now than when my mother had me. But the more I learned about […]

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Period Panties? Here’s What I THINX

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Period Panties? Here’s What I THINX
As mothers our dream is to give our kids a better childhood than we had right? It’s only natural to want that. For me, middle school was hard. It wasn’t terrible, but it still sucked for so many reasons. For one, that’s when my period started. I’m not one of those people who can pinpoint […]

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Here’s Why I’m A Drive-Thru Mom Now Too

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Here’s Why I’m A Drive-Thru Mom Now Too
The photo on the left is a photo of the dinner my kids ate tonight. It was locally sourced and had plenty of vegetables. I fed it to them and felt proud of the fact that they are eating so well. But then I started to really think about this meal. I didn’t make it. […]

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Here’s what it’s really like travelling with 3 kids in a car for 6 hours…

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Here’s what it’s really like travelling with 3 kids in a car for 6 hours…
Let’s be honest here, there’s no such thing as taking a vacation with small kids, it’s more like taking an excursion trip to a destination that requires more time than needed for travelling, includes poop explosions, sibling wars and …… The post Here’s what it’s really like travelling with 3 kids in a car for […]

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