Need some ideas that will help your preschoolers and kindergartners learn their colors in a fun and engaging way? The following color activities for kindergartners will give them plenty of opportunity to recognize and familiarize themselves with the colors of the rainbow (and beyond).[Read more…] about 5 Ways to Teach Colors to Preschoolers and Kindergartners
Breastfeeding has so many benefits for your baby. Breastmilk can be like liquid gold where every drop is worth so much. Here’s a little secret on how to increase your breastmilk freezer stash so you can have a nice breastmilk backup supply for returning from maternity leave, in cases of emergency and so on.
It can be a lot on mama to try to keep up with feeding baby AND building an “extra stash”.
This post was also sponsored by Fair Haven Health.
If mama is going back to work and plans to continue to breastfeed, she needs to have a good milk stash in the freezer.
Using a breast pump is very helpful in starting that stash.
Some mothers have a great milk supply and others need all the tips they can get to increase their supply.
Whether you have a great supply or need a boost, every drop of your milk is truly liquid gold.
For both of my daughters, I was lucky enough to have a very good milk supply. Our daughters latched well and breastfeeding was great.
(Minus the dairy and soy allergies, which ended our breastfeeding journey’s much earlier than I would have liked)
Every time you have a “let down”, it happens on both sides.
While I was pumping or nursing my first daughter, I constantly found myself having to change nursing pads on the side I wasn’t pumping from or nursing from in the middle of a pumping or nursing session.
I was always bummed because I didn’t want to lose that milk each time as I just tossed the nursing pad in the trash.
I can only imagine how mama’s who have a low or small supply feel as they toss away that liquid gold.
Ready for that secret to stock up and build up that breastmilk freezer stash?
With our second daughter, I found Milk Savers!
Using this is the secret to saving
of your precious milk.
With every pumping or nursing session, you insert the milk saver onto the side of the nursing bra that isn’t being used.
Anytime you have a let down or that side leaks while you pump or nurse, it catches the milk.
I was absolutely shocked the first time I used it. I got almost an extra 2 ounces of milk that would have been wasted.
Almost Two ounces of milk that I saved! (This amount will vary from person to person, but, every little bit adds up) 2 ounces from one single session.
I was a believer and supporter of this product instantly.
This is a breastfeeding lifesaver!
This is how you can bulk up your breastmilk freezer stash.
No more throwing away a nursing pad full of breastmilk.
Every saved ounce of breastmilk adds up and increases that breastmilk freezer stash!
This is how I stocked up our freezer drawer full of milk in a weekend of power pumping.
If you are one of the mama’s who is struggling with your supply- you need this!
If you’re a first time breastfeeding mom- you need this!
If you’re a seasoned breastfeeding veteran, you need this!
If you’re about to head back to work wondering how to bulk up that breastmilk freezer stash- you need this!
If you’re looking for a unique present for your breastfeeding mama friend or family member- they need this!
This would make a fantastic and very much appreciated baby shower gift for the next baby shower you have to go to.
The Milk Saver is super simple to use, absolutely nothing complicated.
I’ve even worn it around the house while I wasn’t pumping or nursing, just to save the extra stuff I would have leaked out while doing things around the house.
It’s easy to clean and can be cleaned in the dishwasher. Making mom life even easier.
Where can you get a Milk Saver to bulk up that breastmilk stash?
This is the perfect gift for the new mom.
Related: Best Baby Shower Gift Ideas (I need to add this Milk Saver to that list!)
I hope this Milk Saver helps you build your breastmilk freezer stash in no time!
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Disney World is the happiest place on earth, but all that happiness can come with a high price tag if you aren’t careful! Since food will be one of your most significant expenses, it can be worthwhile to find a few ways to save on food at Disney Parks!
Disney is far from your budget-friendly trip for most families, and one of the most expensive parts of the trip cab be food! If you’re looking for cheap food options at Disney then you’re in the right place! Here is how we suggest you save money on food at Disney World.[Read more…] about How to Save on Food at Disney World
So, prior to having Caroline (our oldest child), I feel like I googled and searched Pinterest high and low about what I would need at the hospital for delivery and what was necessary to add to my labor and delivery bag.
I was sooooo excited to finally be thinking of delivering that sweet, little bundle of joy! Now, you have to figure out what you actually need to take and what you don’t actually need while you’re there.
This post has been updated in January 2019, as I am pregnant with baby number three and getting ready to pack my labor bag for a third time.[Read more…] about What to take to the hospital
This post is for all my mama friends, mama to be’s, people who are striving to be mama’s, anybody trying to provide for children of some sort! The price of diapers can be expensive, so use these tips to help save money on diapers!
Let’s talk Diapers for a minute…. These disposable things are ridiculous. They are so pricey.
They come in so many brands. How do you know where to start?!?! Each brand can fit the child differently.
Update 2/10/2020.[Read more…] about 8 ways to save money on diapers