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Donating Breast Milk: Alex T’s Story

Donating Breast Milk: Alex T’s Story

As a follow-up to my post, Donating Breast Milk- A Mama’s Gift to Mamas and Babies, I wanted to interview a few mamas who’ve had personal experience donating breast milk. I don’t have experience as I used my freezer stash to feed my son instead of switching to cow’s milk. My goal was to find [...]

Real Mama: Cheryl Kisielewski

Real Mama: Cheryl Kisielewski

Tell us a little about yourself… My name is Cheryl and I am a first-time-mama to a 5 month old boy, Alexander (Alex for short). My husband, Charles, and I welcomed Alex in December of 2013 and couldn’t be happier. I am currently on maternity leave, but plan to go back to work December of [...]

Real Mama: Victoria Hershman

Real Mama: Victoria Hershman

Tell us a little about yourself… A little or a lot?? I am a very wordy individual, but I shall try to keep it short. I am a wife and mom. I have two adorable children (one Tiny Dictator and one Little Minion, who is still in the oven) and two fur babies. My husband [...]

Real Mama: Stephanie C.

Real Mama: Stephanie C.

Real Mama Stephanie is a mama after my own heart, finding her own version of the “perfect mama” while trying her best to be a healthy role model to her daughter, get healthy dinners on the table and remember to take care of herself on many levels. Most importantly, she shares what I feel is [...]

Real Mama: Susan Klinsport

Real Mama: Susan Klinsport

Tell us a little about yourself. I’m Susan, a 51-year-old (ouch! #@!) single, work-at-home mama of two teenagers. Alisa is 18 and a freshman in college, and Edward is 14. I love to run, read, stroll on the beach and be with my family. My husband and I grew a successful company in New Jersey. [...]

Real Mama: Nicole Scott

Real Mama: Nicole Scott

I have known Nicole now for over seven years. We “met” on a popular mama website when both of our eldest girls were newborns. Since that time we have kept in contact, and although we have never met person, Nicole has always been a great support to me. She is an amazing mama with a [...]

Real Mama: Regina Bailey

Real Mama: Regina Bailey

Tell us a little about yourself. I am from a loving Italian family of six and was raised in the western suburbs of Chicago. I graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 2007 and then joined Teach For America’s Houston corps, where I taught Pre-Kindergarten at a Knowledge Is Power Program (KIPP) charter school [...]

Real Mama: Dawn Thompson

Real Mama: Dawn Thompson

Dawn is the founder and president of ImprovingBirth.org. I recently met Dawn while volunteering for this year’s Los Angeles rally; she is such an inspiration to so many women. Read here about how she does it all and continues to bring attention to evidence-based care. According to ImprovingBirth.org, evidence-based maternity care means practices that have [...]

Real Mama: Lauren Walz

Real Mama: Lauren Walz

Lauren is a wife, mother of one, and a work-from-home mama who has recently joined the Mama Say What?! team! We’re excited to have Lauren on board and can’t wait to see what interesting articles this free-lance writer comes up with. Real Mama Tell us a little about yourself. Where to start? I am a [...]

Real Mama: Amanda Lipsey

Real Mama: Amanda Lipsey

Tell us a little about yourself… I am 28 and a wife and a mama to four kiddos… ages 6 months, 3, 6 and 14. And before you do the math, NO I didn’t have a child at 14; Sidney is my super fabulous bonus child! SO I am also a step-mama too. I work [...]

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