#Breastfeeding and the #Holidays: What Could Be More Fun? #thanksgiving

This is by far my favorite time of year. The Holidays. I don't know why its always put that way since we have dozens of 'holidays' during the year. Of course, my favorite holiday is Thanksgiving. Not for some noble reason that my great-great-grandmother on both sides was Cherokee. I apologize but I am more shallow ...

Defying Doctors, Antibiotics, and Benefits of Breastfeeding

Well, Baby E is at it again. He has yet another ear infection. He has had this one for a month now. How did we get to this point? Surgery? My 13 month old needs surgery? What parent ever wants to hear that? The road so far  (distant echoing of 'Carry On My Wayward Son'):Week ...

Here and There and the Computer Chair! #breastfeeding

Do you have a favorite place to nurse? Are there places you think breastfeeding would be inappropriate? Any places you wish were more breastfeeding-friendly? Tell us about it!My favorite place to nurse is my computer chair! My nursing pillow fits in there perfectly and I can blog while feeding the baby. I dont strain my ...

Breastfeeding Celebrations

Congrats to me. I am still going strong at 11 months! Breastfeeding Elijah is one of the true joys of my life and I am happy I have made it this far. Sure there have been trials:1. Going back to work in December when he was 12 weeks with him refusing to take a bottle2. ...

Gasp! Nursing in Public…

So here it is again. Another day, another dollar, another breastfeeding chat.  However, today we get down to the skin. Nursing in Public. Do you do it? Do I do it? How does one do it?I will say I am very lucky. Both my boys nursed like champs, perfect latch on so its really easy ...

Disappointment at the Big Latch On Event

I am very upset today. I planned  my entire day around the Big Latch On Event.  We even decided to skip a Cub Scout event. I figured those come around every month but this is once a year and maybe this time next year I wont be breastfeeding. So I am sure you can tell ...

Guest Post – Planning to Breastfeed?

Planning to Breastfeed?While breastfeeding is natural, it's not exactly instinctual. Granted, baby will root and seek out the breast, smelling their way there, but it's a relationship both you and baby have to work on together. You are partners - you need each other to be successful. The catch is, you can't ...

World Breastfeeding Week & the Big Latch On Event

Wow. I cant believe its here already. My first World Breastfeeding Week.  When I breastfed my older son, I had no idea World Breastfeeding Week existed. So here I am... I have been Exclusively breastfeeding Baby E for 10 months, 2 weeks and 2 days. Its been a long journey but I am so happy ...

Guests Posts!

Generations of Savings is looking for some guest posts on breastfeeding to feature next week for WORLD BREASTFEEDING WEEK!!!!Please email me with any questions or to apply. No length requirements. Topics must be approved by me.

Breastfeeding Resources

So its time to make the decision to breastfeed. Did you make it when you knew you were pregnant? Did you make when you had your child? Did you take a breastfeeding class? For my first son, I made the decision when I found out I was pregnant. I read all the articles I could find ...