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!

Avent Giveaway

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...]

Loving Moments Nursing Bra by Leading Lady {giveaway}


I discovered Leading Lady at BlogHer last year and was really impressed. Needless to say I was thrilled when they sent me some of their nursing bras, including one from their new Loving Moments collection! My new nursing bras are cute, fashionable, functional and comfy! Now, I love you all, but I will NOT be taking a photo of myself in this bra for this post. Sorry. No dice. But I will tell you … [Read more...]

Ways OTHER than formula to breastfeed longer

breastfeed longer

You know I don't post ranty posts too often. It's just not my style. But when something gets under my skin and I think the message is important, well... Tonight I received a press release (surprise surprise) with the following subject line: "Early Formula Use Helps Some Mothers Breastfeed Longer" I'm not going to use any links because frankly, I don't want to spread what I feel is … [Read more...]

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