Definitely NOT a Hooters girl

When I first had my son, I was terrified of breastfeeding. Not that I felt like he was going to chomp my nipples off or anything, but I was just petrified that someone would SEE me breastfeeding. I know the current culture is to be gung-ho about it, and just expose them boobies, but honestly, I will never, ever be one of those women who can just whip it out in a supermarket. Me? ...more

Any pregnant bloggers?

Now that I find myself pregnant again, I am curiously interested in all other pregnant women. So to all you round-bellied, gorgeous mamas-to-be out there, HELLO! :) I'm new to BlogHer, but I think I'm going to like it. I am trying to get myself started as a freelance writer, mainly because I love to write, and it feels like a suitable outlet. Oh, and because I can do it from the comfort of my couch with my kid yelling and banging obsessively on his toy xylophone (someone kick me in the pants for buying him that thing!).  ...more

Every mother needs...

... some peace of mind. Seriously, when was the last time you gave yourself the gift of some peace of mind? Like, really took some time out to do something you wanted to do? ...more

Pretty, Witty and Functional

To inaugurate my very first post on Pretty, Witty and Functional, I will let you in on a pregnancy basic I cannot live without: black maternity clothes. I recently bought this dress (yes, I realize it looks brown in the picture but it's black, I swear!):   This dress:   ...more