Tag Archives: BAB

5 Easy Steps to Comfy Nursing in Public

Nursing in public can be daunting for a mother. Motherhood is a wildly emotional rollercoaster to begin with and now we are faced with the decision to do something that might make us a bit (or a lot!) uncomfortable. Even if you planned to breastfeed since you hovered over that pee stick in your bathroom you might not have thought …

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19 Ideas for Free Self-Care

When it comes to self-care you need to get creative. You don’t have unlimited funds! You have kids who need your attention all the time! It takes some serious detective skills to figure out how to fit yourself into all of the caretaking that you do. We’re here to give you some ideas of how to carve time for yourself …

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Breastfeeding, Weight Loss and Body Positivity

By Abby Theuring, MSW I have been reluctant to blog about this topic, but so many people have asked questions that seem to come from a genuinely supportive place that I have come around to the idea. I have lost 25lbs this year. Many of you have noticed as you have made supportive and positive comments. I really appreciate it. …

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Top 10 Reasons Breastfeeding Works For Everything

Abby Theuring, The Badass Breastfeeder breastfeeding

Breastfeeding a toddler is no joke and it’s not for everyone, but those of us who find ourselves doing it have a hard time understanding all the uproar. Breastfeeding works for everything. Why would I give up my sure-fire solution to every problem before we are ready? My boobs are like ninja warriors protecting peace on earth. Fall Down Go …

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Newborns, I’m Over It!

So, I am sure I will be hugely unpopular when I say this out loud, but I am so over newborns. I know I have only had 2, but that’s really all I need. I don’t want another one. I am so over them! I really do not understand what everyone is getting their ovaries in a bunch about. When …

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Don’t Go Away Mad, Just Go Away

Abby Theuring, The Badass Breastfeeder's sons.

It’s been pretty busy around here lately. I mean when is it not, right? But lately life has been messing with our routine and it always seems to me that the first thing to get cut are the couple of hours per week I set aside for myself. I’ve learned that when I don’t get a bit of time for …

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9 Signs That You Are a Second Child

I have been a second child for about a year now and something tells me that my first year of life has been very different from my older brother’s. I hear my mom talking to her mom friends and they all say the same thing, “I never would have let my first child do that.” Then they all giggle, “Yep! …

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The Evolution of a Bed Sharing Family

We’ve had several sleeping arrangements in our home since the birth of our first son, Jack. Sleeping was a huge source of stress for us, as it is with most new parents. And right when Jack started to mostly sleep through the night we had another baby! Since the birth of Exley many people have asked how we can possibly …

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