Breastfeeding

Are You Ready to Wean?

Mothers can nurse their babies for as long as both they and their children wish to continue. Children will wean all by themselves when they are developmentally ready to do so. Your milk continues to provide both food and health benefits even after your baby has begun to eat other foods. In fact, it continues… Continue reading Are You Ready to Wean?

Maternal Mental Health

MMHM: I Dont Need Your Pity by Brittany Chatman

I kicked off Minority Mental Health Awareness Month with an appointment with my new therapist. I don’t need any pity because of it — this is just part of my total self-care journey.  Let me tell you a little about myself. I became a mom of three overnight. I inherited three amazing children but it… Continue reading MMHM: I Dont Need Your Pity by Brittany Chatman

Maternal Mental Health

MMHM: The Silent Struggle by Latoya Addy

Like many people with mental health issues, I didn’t let on to anyone what was really going on inside my head for many years. I was vocal but only about surface level things. Over time it became apparent that this was more serious than I first thought. Throughout my life I dealt with issues by… Continue reading MMHM: The Silent Struggle by Latoya Addy

Parenting Choices

Cloth Diapering 101 : For the Interested but Anxious (or Confused) Mama

One way you can save money during baby's diaper years is by cloth diapering. What I especially love about this is if you plan on having multiple children and can reuse them. Choosing cloth for your child will also prevent landfill contribution and is a great eco-friendly alternative. Here's the process broken down for those… Continue reading Cloth Diapering 101 : For the Interested but Anxious (or Confused) Mama