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Pumping is the WORST.

I am so excited to introduce a new author to our blog… Jillian Hasner! One of our fabulous Postpartum Doulas here at Mama’s Best Friend. Let’s give her a big round of applause and look forward to a lot more from her! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This weekend, I watched a great documentary called Breastmilk. Along with telling…

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My new headboard!

Totally not baby related, but I HAD to share – I made a headboard!! It was not quite as easy as the tutorials promised, but it was still hella easy. Troubleshooting was the toughest part, so if you want one, I can probably bang them out in about 2 hours now 😉 Step 1: Read…

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How to Have the BEST Mother's Day EVER.

This year, I heard many mamas stress out over Mother’s Day because they had to shop for gifts for, and plan outings with their own mothers, mothers-in-law, stepmothers, grandmothers, birth mothers, earth mothers, you name it. When did Mother’s Day become more of a hassle than an honor? Mother’s Day is a misnomer; rather, it’s…

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Security Blanket

Did you have a security blanket when you were a kid? Maybe a stuffed animal, or special piece of fabric, or a fringed dish towel that you’d stuff up your nose? …. no? that was just me?…. ok then. Most kids have SOMETHING that comforts them. Something that brings them consistency no matter where they…

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Observations About Kids’ TV

Working with families the way I do, you end up catching a fair bit of children’s television. Over the past few years, I’ve come to a few conclusions. ~The only tolerable WonderPet is the turtle, Tuck. The duck is kind of a b*tch and the guinea pig can be an insufferable know-it-all. But the turtle…

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