Having a baby can really impact your normal lifestyle. Having a baby in a pandemic will turn your world completely upside down. Prior to having a child my husband and I had the luxury of working from home with flexible schedules. This allowed us to travel frequently and spontaneously. We knew this was going to be something we would have to "sacrifice" if we had children. Maybe sacrifice is the wrong word, how about "plan well in advance". Not only did we need a sitter for our
It’s time. Back to school. The stores are filling the aisles with supplies. Parents are scheduling last minute adventures. And citizens are lining up to make their public comments at school board meetings. Wait, that’s not part of the typical end of summer routine. Families are supposed to be out squeezing every last minute of summer. But, this is no typical return to school. Once again, people who have spent YEARS of their lives being trained in how to educate our youth are
August is National Breastfeeding Month and here at Hiccups and Heels we commend and recognize all the strong Mamas who have chosen this path! According to the CDC breastfeeding has health benefits for both babies and mothers. There are several benefits to breastfeeding including nutrition, growth and development, and the prevention of long and short term illnesses. The American Academy of Pediatrics even recommends exclusively breastfeeding for about six months and then conti
ABOUT KATIE & AMANDA
Hi, we are Katie and Amanda! Just two Chicago girls navigating the tricky world of motherhood one hiccup at a time. Thanks for joining us on our journey!