8 Jan

Whoa!  The wind on the East Coast has been ridiculous!  I don’t think I’m a bad flyer, but the landings of both flights were a little anxiety-provoking.

Safe home now.  About to go get the suit cleaned for my LAST interview–the pants are a bit stained from snow and street salt.

I felt like I wanted to bring a little something back for the girls…but of course it didn’t occur to me until I was in the airport on the way home, and my days in Massachusetts were busy with interviewing and meeting babies (those of some of my favorite friends in Beantown).  I picked up a paperback copy of Make Way for Ducklings for Ari.  I felt so torn about something for Evie.  If I get something for one, I should get something for the other, but I feared John’s wrath if I spent $10 on a board book of Goodnight, Boston.

Then I remembered the 20 minutes I just spent in the family restroom at Boston Logan, and all the other times I pumped in public over the last two-and-a-half days:

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I know my audience.


4 Responses to “back!”

  1. phantomdiver January 8, 2015 at 1:21 pm #

    Mom’s milk is the best!!!!!! Plus, go you for nursing and pumping even though you’ve been traveling and under stress!

    • annaojesus January 8, 2015 at 3:23 pm #

      Aw, thanks so much!!! Sometimes pumping is a nice break, actually 🙂

  2. Rachel January 21, 2015 at 2:26 pm #

    I’ve been reading your blog for a while and never commented, but when I saw the pic of your pumped milk, I couldn’t resist! As a new mom and new pumper, I’m so impressed with how much milk is in those bottles! Awesome!

    • annaojesus January 23, 2015 at 4:00 pm #

      Hi Rachel!

      You’re so kind, thank you! Not sure if this is true for everyone, but for me breastfeeding was 50x easier after the second kid: not nearly as uncomfortable in the first month; my milk came in much sooner; and I didn’t need to stress this time around about producing enough. I read that milk ducts proliferate with each pregnancy and breastfeeding, so maybe it’s supposed to be easier? Thanks so much for the encouragement!


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