2018 New York Baby Show Top Picks!

I love going to big vendor-driven events like the New York Baby Show. My mantra is – wow me with your innovation. Reinvent the lightbulb, show me something that will make my life easier. Therefore, my picks below fall right into that category. So lets get started, I’m excited to share! MumBelli As a momContinue reading “2018 New York Baby Show Top Picks!”

The Mint Chip Mama’s 2016 New York Baby Show Top Picks!

It’s 2016 New York Baby Show time! One of the reasons I like the The New York Baby Show so much is that they always draw a great combination of vendors – both large and small scale to their event. This year didn’t disappoint. I was happy to walk the floor and see some newContinue reading “The Mint Chip Mama’s 2016 New York Baby Show Top Picks!”

Third Kid’s A Charm! Big City Moms Biggest Baby Shower Ever

Walking the floor of an event like the Big City Moms Biggest Baby Shower Ever (which took place in Manhattan on Tuesday, May 10th, 2016) as a first time mom can be overwhelming. As a third time mom it is more like looking for a needle in a hay stack. What I mean by thisContinue reading “Third Kid’s A Charm! Big City Moms Biggest Baby Shower Ever”

When My Baby Stopped Nursing I Made Breast Milk Lemonade

So I made breast milk lemonade. November 21st came and went. Nary a tear was shed by moi. In fact, I didn’t realize that yesterday was my day – even as I watched a commercial for the new Exodus: Gods & Kings movie (nice timing 20th Century Fox!). Look at that! This, people, we callContinue reading “When My Baby Stopped Nursing I Made Breast Milk Lemonade”

Strike it Up! I Wanna I Wanna Feed You Breast Milk – Stop This Nursing Strike

On October 12th, two days after he turned 12 months old, my little boy stopped nursing. He went on a nursing strike. Cold turkey. Like he was completely done. Full on nursing strike. As in I nursed him his normal four or five feedings that day with the last one right before bed, put himContinue reading “Strike it Up! I Wanna I Wanna Feed You Breast Milk – Stop This Nursing Strike”

Pump Up the Volume, Pump Up the Volume, Pump Up the Volume. Milk! Milk! Day 17 of My Favorite Things: PumpEase Hands-Free Pumping Bra

Batman and Robin, Lois and Clark, Bonnie and Clyde. All of these are partners. For me right now the biggest partnership (besides you know – the obvious human ones) is between my breast pump and my PumpEase hands-free pumping bra. As I mentioned yesterday – nursing is something about which I am passionate. Since AugustContinue reading “Pump Up the Volume, Pump Up the Volume, Pump Up the Volume. Milk! Milk! Day 17 of My Favorite Things: PumpEase Hands-Free Pumping Bra”

Pump Up the Cans, Pump It Up While Your Feet Are Stompin’. Day 16 of My Favorite Things: Breastfeeding with Evelflo

Breastfeeding is something about which I am passionate. When I was pregnant with my daughter I wanted to learn everything there was to know about it. However, it is a very odd concept when you are speaking about it abstractly. So—these “milk jugs” I’ve been carrying around the last two decades will now produce actualContinue reading “Pump Up the Cans, Pump It Up While Your Feet Are Stompin’. Day 16 of My Favorite Things: Breastfeeding with Evelflo”

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