I remember it was a beautiful day. The morning was warm and the sky was a bright blue color, no clouds in sight. I drove to work along the south shore of Long Island and heard on the traffic report that a plane had hit one of the Twin Towers and I thought, "That doesn't make any sense," and I walked into the building I was working in.
Are you a "kind" of mom? There are many kinds of moms: crunchy moms, nursing moms, helicopter moms, formula moms, full-time working moms (FTWM), part-time working moms (PTWM), stay-at-home mms (SAHM), work-at-home moms (WAHM), corporate moms, PTA moms, etc. We find ourselves attracted others that we deem as similar to ourselves within these groups we think we fall into.
Do you think such a thing as a “Dream” breast pump exists? Using your pump sometimes feels like a chore, but considering you’re bringing the pump with you to work, to parties, to family functions, and to playdates – it deserves more consideration than simply what your friend is lending to you or what your insurance company covers for you.
A new mom in my family is getting ready to return to work this month and I’ve been talking with her about how I pumped at work and away from home. In our discussion, I realized there were several pumping accessories that I found to be very helpful and really let me be more comfortable pumping. So in today’s third part of MomsPumpHere.com’s four-part Happy Pump Day series, I am revealing my “other stuff.”
These are the words my sister said as she handed me her Medela Pump In Style double electric pump. She had used it to express milk for her twins in 2006 and she was passing it on to me in 2008 for my oldest son. I didn’t realize how much she meant that this “machine” would really be my best friend.