If you haven’t seen the YouTube video that the line, “He needs some MIIIILK” came from: STOP reading this right now, go to YouTube, type in that exact line and be prepared to ROTFLMAO. And then kindly come back to this blog and continue reading. The video has absolutely nothing to do with what this post is about but it DID cause the sentence, “he needs some milk” to be a common thing said in my household the first year of my son’s life. This post… is ALL about breastfeeding. Or not breastfeeding. It’s your world, girl. The best part…

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Okay, so picture it: I finally decide to give my social life a little love so I make plans with my girls. I get super excited about margaritas, visualize myself devouring some queso dip and then reality sets in… our plans are for lunch on a Thursday afternoon and there’s no one to watch Jr Pie. Jr is my best accessory so I’m staying positive about it. I make myself some cafecito and start to pack his diaper bag while he naps: Change of clothes, check! Extra diapers, check! Sippy cup, check! Bug spray (you never know), check that ishhh!…

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I watched a video a few years ago of Lauryn Hill talking about our society’s expectation of love, in this day and age. A quote from the video stayed with me and I think about it from time to time, especially when things get hard and it seems like the easiest thing to do it walk away and move on. She said, “We don’t know love like we should. We always talk about ‘I have unconditional love’. What unconditional love is, we don’t even know it. Because if a person stops stimulating us, we stop loving them. You’re not interesting…

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As soon as I tried Zuppa Toscana from Olive Garden for the first time, it instantly became my favorite soup ever. I went right home and found every copycat recipe I could find to try to make it at home. I’ve tried out a few different versions and kept the parts I liked and then added a few ingredients of my own for good measure. I make this for my family at least once a month. Joseph loves it so much that he doesn’t even mind that I overload it with extra kale! Jr loves the potatoes and if I…

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