Breastfeeding ~ Expectations vs. Reality

Before becoming a parent I had a very idealistic impression of breastfeeding. Probably from brief glimpses of mum's feeding their babies in quaint little coffee shops, by the lake or in the park, the birds singing sweetly in the background. You get the idea. The feature photo for this post sums up my impression pretty well. I can assure you though, that the reality when this photo was taken, was actually quite different!...

An Untimely Arrival?

If you have children of your own or have a little one on the way, you have probably been asked at some point if they were a surprise or planned. We used to say, "if you knew our circumstances, you wouldn't think we planned very well!"...