I love Seattle. I’m proud to say that I’m a born and raised Seattleite (well, Seattle-adjacent.) I love our trees, ferries, rippling streams, and coffee shops. But what I’m most proud of is our fabulous small businesses. When I heard that Milk Bakery (a new online bakery) was opening in Seattle and offering lactation cookies and granola bars, I immediately contacted them to see if we could collaborate.
As a Mom of a toddler, my “uniform” usually consists of yoga pants and some sort of sweatshirt. We like to be out and about and he’s always on the go, so it’s important that I’m comfortably able to play with him on the floor or run around with him at the park. But, sometimes I feel a bit boring in my “uniform” and want to pop some fun back into my wardrobe. That’s where LuLaRoe fits in!
I was really hesitant to buy nursing clothes after the birth of my first son because everything I saw looked so frumpy and cumbersome. I ended up just wearing regular shirts. This meant I had to expose my tummy to nurse my son when I was out and about. Normally I’d be fine with that, but it was winter and I was cold and it made the whole nursing experience feel make-shift and I didn’t like that. When I had my second son, I knew I needed to really search for some nice nursing clothes. That’s where Bun Maternity fits in.
The first time I ever traveled with a nursing baby was when my family went to Thailand when my son was 6 months old. I had no idea what to pack and ended up not packing very smartly. I was so pre-occupied with making sure I had all my breast pump parts and extra bottles (which I didn’t use once) that I forgot more important things, like nipple ointment. We traveled with a lot of extended family and I didn’t feel comfortable nursing in front of them without a nursing cover or proper nursing clothes (which I didn’t pack) that I ended up sequestered in our room for a lot of the trip. That’s not how I envisioned exploring Thailand.