5 Survival Tips for Pregnant and New Military Moms

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of 1 Natural Way, a TRICARE breast pump provider. All opinions are entirely my own.

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Pregnancy and parenting is a challenge in itself, but take into account the military lifestyle and you’ve got your hands full! It’s one thing to handle separations, moves, and deployments as a couple and a whole other ballgame adding kids into the mix. It can seem scary and overwhelming but these tips can help you feel more at ease about becoming a military mom!

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Funny Friday: My Favorite Baby Memes

Since the advent of internet memes, I’ve developed a disturbingly delightful obsession with them. As of late, being a mommy has turned me on to some pretty hilarious baby memes. So, that’s what today’s funny Friday will consist of. Enjoy!

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6 Essential Items for Breastfeeding Moms

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My son Jack is 5 weeks old as of yesterday and thriving! Our journey started off a bit bumpy but things are sorting themselves out and the road is much smoother these days. Oh, and an exciting tidbit, I’m typing this into a note on my phone while Jack is nursing… with NO NIPPLE SHIELD. Woot woot! I may not have showered or slept more than 10 hours in two days, but I’m pretty sure I’m winning at mom life right now.

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Breastfeeding is Difficult But Totally Worth it!

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Those two little lines appear on the pregnancy test and you jump for joy with your partner. The doctor confirms, and when the time is right, you inform loved ones and commence meticulous planning. Researching the safest cribs and shopping for tiny, printed onesies and all things adorable, begins. Next comes choosing a name and determining your birth plan. Then you begin reading parenting books and deciding what type of child rearing techniques you’ll apply. At this point, it seems you’ve got it all figured out and the blueprint of your happy little family seems to be superbly falling into place.

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