You may remember the scene in the movie Office Space where the character Milton is left passing out pieces of cake to everyone else until the cake runs out. He never ends up getting any and is left to...
Our team at Military Moms Blog literally spans the globe - from Alaska to Italy to Japan ... and everywhere in between! So it was super exciting that we were able to host our first-ever event in Pensacola, Florida,...
After seeing my OB/GYN doctor for nine months, I felt a huge void after I gave birth. I got along well with her and felt like I was getting excellent care. Then I had my baby. I saw her...
If you haven't heard, The Breastfeeding Shop is the fastest, easiest, and hands-down friendliest one-stop-online-shop for all your breast pump needs -- check out the no-cost breast pumps you can choose from here. Military Moms Blog's love for The...
I know that some of you are planning on staying home with your baby and don't think you need a breast pump -- breast pumping is annoying, why do it if you don't have to? I'm here to tell you...
I had my son in February of this year and looking back, I wish I would have kept track of the countless hours I sat attached to my faithful breast pump. I really think that I spent more time...
“You need to cover up, or I’ll have to call security.”  Stunned, I couldn't believe what I was hearing. What heinous act was I committing? There I sat, nursing my 2-week-old baby while watching my 2- and 4-year-old boys play on...
As a breastfeeding mother, I've had my fair share of inappropriate comments, questions and unsolicited advice. Sometimes I've been dumbfounded. Rarely I've been mad. But occasionally, you get a piece of advice right when you need it. I nursed four babies...

A Poem for Postpartum Moms

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So you just had a baby… I think it counts within a year! Our lives are probably similar I am here to say, “Have no fear!”   You’re not alone in your feelings, At least as long as you’re feeling crazy. Not much is “getting accomplished” And...
  Remember when marriage was a blissful and simple? When it was just the two of you spending the whole weekend together vegging out, going to the movies, or getting dressed up to go dancing … Then along came those little...
Getting pregnant is one of those life events that sets a lot of other things into motion, whether you like it or not. A lot of these things are obvious: you anticipate the purchase of an insane amount of...
Breastfeeding is hard. Really hard. Motherhood is hard. And if you're anything like me, you have a constant, nagging voice pointing out all your mistakes until they tally up to a giant failure in your mind and a snowball quickly...

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My Military Spouse Friendships Fill a Void like No Other

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Chances are if you are reading this, you have at least one friend who is a military spouse, or on the flip side of...
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The Dreaded Travel Dilemma