Who runs the world?

Prayers for My Girls I may not agree with ALL of the lyrics in Ms. Beyoncé’s anthem; however, it is indeed a remarkable and powerful thing to be a woman. Some think being female makes us weak by default when, in fact, it is just the opposite....

Baby Sleep Tips

Sleepytime Struggle You’ve given baby a soapy bath, changed her into soft pajamas, read her a bedtime story, even fed her sweet, warm milk. Soon enough, she’s falling asleep in your arms. “Perfect,” you think, as you lay her down gently in her crib. Tip-toeing out, you gently...

Breastfeeding Blues: Finding Strength in Target

Prenatal videos make breastfeeding look simple, peaceful. Books make it seem like, because I’m a woman, I should naturally know what I’m doing. My experience was neither simple nor peaceful. Baby Bird and I STRUGGLED. Her latch was wrong. My milk supply was low. She developed thrush....

Preparing the Hospital Bag

The last few weeks before your due date will certainly be nerve-racking. You’ll be torn between thinking about the sweet arrival of your precious baby and thinking of how awful labor could be. Well, that’s part of the whole pregnancy story. We, women, couldn’t do...

What you need in diaper bag

When the little one arrives, diaper bags are a must. This can be anything from a bag specifically designed for this purpose to an oversized shoulder bag with a lot of extra compartments. The truth is that there is no universal rule for diaper bags...