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Saving Money While Raising Kids - What Works for Cassie

Saving Money While Raising Kids – What Works for Cassie

Recently, Michelle, Mary Ellen and Alex all posted about ways they save money while raising their kids. In our community, it isn’t always a priority to save money. Many of our friends and neighbors have a two-income household or have a little extra in their bank accounts. So sometimes it can feel a little embarrassing [...]

Ten More Tips for Pumping Mamas

Ten More Tips for Pumping Mamas

Mama Say What?! mama Corey P. posted a fantastic list of advice for all the mamas who pump for their babes, and her tips are so helpful, whether you’re pumping occasionally for date-night, daily at work, or full-time for a baby who won’t nurse. I wanted to add a few more bits of advice based on [...]

Saving Money While Raising Kids - What Works For Michelle

Saving Money While Raising Kids – What Works For Michelle

Who doesn’t love to save money?! But being thrifty doesn’t mean you or your little one needs to go with out daily wants. Here’s what works for our family: We cloth diaper. There are tons of websites dedicated to teaching parents about the cost effectiveness of cloth diapering, so I won’t go in to the [...]

10 Things that Rock About Weaning

10 Things that Rock About Weaning

In an effort to help myself feel better about weaning from breastfeeding when my kiddo was 10-months-old, I started to make a list of the things that I’m enjoying about not breastfeeding any longer. Now don’t get me wrong… I sorely miss nursing and wish I had made it to my goal of one year, [...]

Michelle’s Breastfeeding Journey

Michelle’s Breastfeeding Journey

My breastfeeding adventure has had both extreme lows and wonderful highs. The first two weeks were horrible. I hated nursing. I know that is not what mamas are supposed to say, but it’s true. I even told my husband that I didn’t feel like I was bonding with Elizabeth while she nursed because it was so miserably painful. On [...]

10 Ways to Help Increase Your Milk Supply

10 Ways to Help Increase Your Milk Supply

Many mamas at some point during their breastfeeding journey will begin to doubt their milk supply. You think your baby is hungry and you can’t possibly have any milk left. Maybe you’re pumping a few ounces each pumping session, but think you should be getting more. Maybe your little one is going through a growth [...]

Breastfeeding Mamas, Take Care of Yourself

Breastfeeding Mamas, Take Care of Yourself

I’ll start out by ‘outing’ myself: I’m very pro-breastfeeding. I believe breast is best, I love the idea of normalizing breastfeeding, I love educating myself on all things breastfeeding and I’ll talk your ear off about it if given the chance. It’s something I’m so passionate about. All things considered, I’ve had a relatively easy breastfeeding [...]

Bravado Nursing Bras Review

Bravado Nursing Bras Review

I’m expecting baby number two to arrive any day now, and I’m excited about so many things. I’m looking forward to having a tiny newborn to cuddle, to smelling that brand-new-baby smell and to seeing my daughter step into a new role as big sister. I’m also looking forward to nursing another baby, with the [...]

Ask the Mamas: Nursing Friendly Clothing

Ask the Mamas: Nursing Friendly Clothing

Each week we will ask our mamas a question from our readers that pertains to babies, toddlers, or parenting. Make sure to check back each Tuesday to see their responses! Do you have a question you’d like to ask the mamas? If so, send us an email with your question to askthemamas@mamasaywhat.com. Mama Say What?! [...]

My Breast Friend Review

My Breast Friend Review

If I had to choose only one must-have product to recommend to new mamas, the My Breast Friend would be it. The MBF made the whole process of breastfeeding my newborn so much easier. I was a first-time mama who had clogged ducts literally from the time Elizabeth was born till about eight weeks. To [...]

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