Join me at the Third Trimester Twitter Chat

The Third Trimester Chat - The Maven of Social Media

On behalf of Philips AVENT, I'd like to invite you all to The Third Trimester Twitter chat! It's hard to believe that just 9 months ago I was entering my Third Trimester of pregnancy. Even though I'd been through it before (1 and a half times - remember Q was born 8 weeks early!), there were still new things to learn and prepare for. Please join me, along with Philips AVENT  and the Noise … [Read more...]

Happy Birthday Natural Bottle!


It's hard to believe that the Philips AVENT Natural Bottle made it's debut a year ago, when I was newly pregnant with Edison! (Awww) Edison turns 6 months old this week, and his celebrating his halfsies birthday with the Natural Bottle! Consider the Philips AVENT Natural Bottle for your baby Continuing to be inspired by nature, the Philips AVENT Natural Bottle is now available in two new designs … [Read more...]

Breastfeeding 101

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August is National Breastfeeding month. I've been working with Philips AVENT this year as their AVENTmoms ambassador to share my thoughts and support on breastfeeding and pumping moms. I'm so thankful to have been successful at breastfeeding, and I give a lot of credit to my breast pump. When I became pregnant with Sebby in 2007, I knew I wanted to breastfeed. My goal was 6 months. When he was … [Read more...]

Philips AVENT Gift Set Giveaway!

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I think I told you all thanks to my AVENTmoms ambassadorship this year I'll be at BlogHer next week in Chicago. I think i might even see a handful of you at a great breakfast while I am there! So here's the exciting part! The AVENT team has generously donated a fabulous prize pack including a Philips AVENT Double Electric Comfort Breast Pump, two Natural Bottles and some Soothies! Hooray … [Read more...]

Philips AVENT Double Electric Comfort Pump = date night

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As part of my Philips AVENT ambassadorship, I received the  Philips AVENT Double Electric Comfort Pump. I'm pretty excited because it means I JUST might get to go on a DATE with my husband. ALONE. Without the kids. Almost unheard of. After two NICU babies, I've done a lot of pumping. Both with hospital grade pumps and "regular ol breast pumps" I've even used both single electric and manual … [Read more...]

Supporting the breastfeeding mom #AVENTmoms


Having had two NICU babies, I've had a love hate relationship with pumping. With Quincy, I pumped the entire time she was in the NICU - 5 weeks and 1 day and then for several months afterwards, I was also breastfeeding at the same time. For many moms, pumping and breastfeeding go hand in hand. Now that I'm expecting my 3rd child in just about two weeks, I know I'm going to be pumping again. Why I … [Read more...]

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