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{EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT} Bloom 2019: An Event for New and Expectant Moms

The Memphis Moms Blog is thrilled to announce our third annual BLOOM event this Spring! Who: Expectant Moms and New Moms {whether it's your first child or fifth child!} When: Saturday, May 4th 9:00am - 12:00pm Where: Hutchison School {early childhood building} Buy Tickets Here General Admission ($20) is all-inclusive & includes access to 10 + [...]
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Oh, the Places You’ll Go (With a Breast Pump)!

Recently I successfully weaned my crazy boy toddler from nursing (whoop!)! As I’ve happily reflected on our 18 month breastfeeding journey, I realized that we traveled frequently without him once he turned 9 months. And I must admit that in the past 18 months, I’ve pumped in some very interesting places. Those interesting places have […]

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Real Talk :: Breastfeeding Sucks

Breastfeeding is the most difficult thing I’ve ever done. Hands down. It requires more discipline and sacrifice than the most restrictive diet or exercise regimen I’ve ever tried. Let me be straight with you, I haven’t actually ever been successful with any diet or exercise regimens. And, I haven’t really tried. My husband and I […]

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An Event for New and Expecting Moms: Bloom 2018 {RECAP}

A few weeks ago, over 150 women gathered at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens to celebrate new and expecting moms at our second annual signature event, Bloom. Memphis was honored to be one of over fifty sister cities, and over 5000 moms nationwide, to participate in this wonderful celebration of new life! If you were [...]
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Formula is Feminism, Too

My favorite historian, Ruth Goodman, says that the most important and least celebrated invention that helped women’s liberation progress was the laundry machine.  Women no longer had to lose an entire day’s time keeping the family’s clothing clean.  Thanks to the laundry machine, we can just toss the dirty clothes into the machine, press a […]

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{EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT} Bloom: An Expo for New and Expectant Moms

The Memphis Moms Blog is thrilled to announce our second annual BLOOM event this Spring! Sunday, April 29th 3:00-5:00pm Dixon Gallery and Gardens New this year: a VIP experience from 2:00-3:00 prior to doors opening the best way to keep up-to-date on our event is to follow us on Facebook! Click “going” on the event […]

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Tree of Life

If you’re a mom on Facebook, you have probably seen by now at least one of those gorgeous Tree of Life “brelfies.” The breastfeeding selfies use the PicsArt app to depict breastfeeding as a system of roots, branching into a tree in their baby’s mouth. Traditional “brelfies” are used as a way to normalize breastfeeding […]

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Fed is Best

What’s the first emotion that comes to mind when you think about breastfeeding? Joy? Pain? Anxiety? Inadequacy? Nostalgia? Breastfeeding can conjure so many emotions, especially when you’re postpartum, hormonal, and sleep deprived. I would venture to guess that many breastfeeding mothers have felt a wide array of those emotions, likely all at once. After my […]

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