Reasons Why I love Breastfeeding and Why It’s Great For The Earth!

Breastfeeding-Eco-Friendly

As I first time parent, no books or classes could have prepared me for the pain, difficulty, awkwardness but ultimately the amazing bonding experience that comes with breastfeeding.

Breastfeeding is a waste-free renewable source that provides ideal nutrition for babies. It’s easy because it doesn’t require bottles or heating, it is always the right temperature and great for on the go! So many great benefits but there were at least two instances where I seriously wanted to quit. The pain (nipples and mastitis once), frustration and latching issues for the first two months that made me think how much easier it would be to give baby formula. It was because of the support from my husband, lactation consultants, and friends that I kept with it and here I am today still going strong at 5 months.

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May the Fourth Be With You

May the Fourth Be With You

I will just start off my saying…yes, I married a nerd….a nerd who LOVES Star Wars. It is bad enough that he wears the Star Wars shirts everywhere but now he has our son wearing them too. But that’s who I fell in love with. I even agreed to walk down the aisle at our wedding to the Imperial March. Before you gasp and think what a crazy person I am…it was only allowed to play with 15 seconds then it changed to Canon in D.

Before I finished my first trimester, our little baby barely the size of a grape had Star Wars books, action figures, toys, hats, and onesies. These pictures are only the tip of the iceberg…there is so much more. Our little one can barely hold a ball and dad is already planning to buy a Lego Star Wars Death Star so that he can put it together with him.

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