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Musings on Motherhood

Why Bottles Were Best for Zachary – My Personal Breastfeeding Journey

Like many (most?) expectant moms, I was bound and determined to nurse Zachary for the first several months, hopefully through the first year.  I researched, talked to friends who breastfed successfully, bought all the right accessories (nursing attire, pump, cover-up, heat compresses, etc.).  I thought I was fully prepared. In the hospital, Zachary latched a [...]

You Know You Are a Mom When…

…You use your son’s training spoon to stir your coffee …

Happy Mother’s Day


A day devoted to the amazing woman that makes every day special.   I gave you my heart and God gave us a son.  I have been inspired watching your strength and selflessness through-out pregnancy and delivery.  Now, as you have become a Mom my love for you has grown, just as Zachary has grown. [...]

Returning to Work – Perspectives on my Career from my 3 Month Old

Note: Every day during maternity leave, I walked with Zachary for about 90 minutes around our park and neighborhood, with him in his Boba carrier.  It was good exercise and thinking time for me, and good nap time and snuggle time for him.  The last couple of days, I thought back to the prior 12 [...]