We must protect our “Yes.” Do you have the time, energy, or resources to take on the responsibility that comes with saying “yes?” If not, just say “no.”
Author Archive | Brittany
Exciting news for Olmsted County residents! On September 14, 2016 Olmsted Medical Center officially began accepting breast milk donations as a Mother’s Milk Depot for the Mother’s Milk Bank of Iowa. The depot is managed by Lactation Services at OMC’s Women’s Health Pavilion. Local mothers can begin donating by completing the screening process through Mother’s Milk […]
When I walked up to the beauty counter that day, I had no idea that the fresh-faced teen in her black smock would end up being my lipstick doula.
Here are our best pieces of advice and tips about thrift shopping in Rochester, MN, for moms who need a little self-care. Self-care can sometimes look like shopping.
About six months ago, smack dab in the middle of my second pregnancy, I decided (more like had a small melt down) that my current diaper bag was not big enough or even semi-functional for life as a stay at home mom with 2 in diapers. This prompted weeks of research, hours of watching other […]
A stone’s throw from Rochester, just 15 miles north on Highway 52, Pine Island is a quiet town with plenty of activities for the adventurer!
We are a family of food allergies; specifically, my son and I eat gluten-free. Over the past 5 years it has seemingly gotten easier to go out to eat or even shop for groceries. Lucky for us medcity “g free-ers” there are a ton of options to satisfy a diversified palette and maintain a happy, healthy […]
I’ve got a few mom guilty pleasures. You’ve got some too, admit it. 1. Grocery Shopping….alone AMIRIGHT?! All the items on the list actually make it in the cart and those things no one really needs stay far from it. I even occasionally remember something that didn’t get on the list! It is basically a […]
Typical weeknight conversation regarding Dinner: Husband: What is for dinner? Me: I don’t know, what do you want to eat? H: I don’t know, what do you want to eat? Me: I don’t know, I don’t feel like cooking… H: Tacos, grilled cheese? Me: hmmmmm….. We waffle back and forth and usually decide on something. It […]
I get asked this question all the time; at first it was frustrating, but then I realized how silly it really looks with my leggy 2 year old catching a ride on my back, in what appears to most people to be a tablecloth or curtain! Silliness aside, it is what works for me. I […]