• The Breast Pump that Changed My Life: Haakaa Breast Pump Review

    This is the Haakaa breast pump review I wish I’d known about with my first baby! Seriously! If you’re pregnant or breastfeeding and thinking about pumping pleeeeeease do yourself a favor and keep reading. Luckily before I had my second baby someone on a mom Facebook page started a thread about how AMAZING the Haakaa silicone breast pump is and I decided to check it out. Fast forward to today: Learning how to use Haakaa has changed my milk pumping life! *This article may contain affiliate links. That means when you buy something using our link, we get a commission at no extra cost to you. Read more in our…

  • How I stayed home with my baby when I thought I couldn't afford it

    I Couldn’t Afford to Stay at Home With My Baby — Here’s How I Did it Anyway

    Recently I found myself struggling to afford to stay at home with my baby. My maternity leave was ending, and after going over all our income and expenses, I was devastated! It seemed like there was no way around it—I could NOT afford to stay at home with my child. Luckily, I decided not to give up. With some creative thinking, hard work, and some sacrifice, I figured out how to afford to be a stay at home mom. The following points include the most important things I did to allow me to stay home with my baby. While I’m not perfect at doing all of the following things, I’m working on all…