When Breastfeeding Sucks!

Posted on: January 5, 2019 | Famillies, Feeding, Infant Feeding Specialist, Information, Motherhood

Breastfeeding can be beautiful. Breastfeeding is a natural form of feeding. Breast Milk has been proven to be organically superior than synthetic milk. You understand the why. You’ve stocked up on all of the accessories and gadgets. So what happens when breastfeeding sucks? The pain of it all. You’ve read, you’ve heard, and you’ve been taught that breastfeeding shouldn’t hurt. And it’s true! A successful breastfeeding session should not be . . .

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All I Want For Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth

Posted on: December 12, 2018 | Children, Famillies, Motherhood, Parenting, Relationships

They say the years fly by, and to remember each moment as they come. I was dropping off my children at school recently. I looked into the rear view mirror and saw my son in a new way. One moment a gummy grin, the next a pair of Chiclets.  He’s growing up! This little guy was nicknamed “sparrow” at birth.  His small and slender stature at 6 pounds and 2 . . .

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Sophia and Jackson Most Popular Baby Names in 2018

Posted on: December 3, 2018 | Babies, Children, Famillies

According to https://www.babycenter.com/top-baby-names-2018.htm the most popular baby names for 2018 have been calculated. With more than half a million parents contributing their baby names to Baby Center’s research, the 2018 results are in! Sophia for a girl, and Jackson for a boy. What’s most interesting to us at Vegas Family Doulas, is that this will be the 9th consecutive year that Sophia has taken first place, and Jackson is on his . . .

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Is There A Dog Doula in the House?

Posted on: November 24, 2018 | Famillies, Love

A newborn is a newborn is a newborn, right? It’s to be expected to be on “high alert” for signs and symptoms of this or that. Feedings, crying, sleepless nights, etc etc etc. One of the favorite things of being a doula is allowing parents to sleep into the wee hours of the night peacefully, and waking up refreshed and ready to take on the day. Especially since I no . . .

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Vacation…All I Ever Wanted.

Posted on: October 20, 2018 | Children, Famillies, Motherhood, Parenting, Travel

Planning for a family vacation, let’s face it, “we” do it all! We truly, completely, unabashedly do it all. So why…WHY am I surprised when it’s expected of me? We have a tradition in our family that we celebrate 5 year old birthdays with a trip. So when my youngest child turned 5 in September, a trip we took. Along with our special “big sister” Jessica, Knotts Berry Farm and . . .

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