Exclusively Breastfed? When Do I Introduce the Bottle?

I get so many messages from moms asking, “how do I introduce the bottle to my baby after exclusively breastfeeding for ‘X’ amount of time?” It may not be an easy task but, it doesn’t have to be an all-out war either! Although the benefits of exclusively breastfeeding are numerous, there comes a time, suchContinue reading “Exclusively Breastfed? When Do I Introduce the Bottle?”

Affirmations for Kids

Hey mama! Are you looking for ways to better connect with your child? Wanna build their confidence and self-esteem? Here’s a trick that works for me — begin every day with affirmations! Make it a point every morning to begin with affirmations. While doing your bedtime routine, recite affirmations — in ! It doesn’t matterContinue reading “Affirmations for Kids”

Who Is Madina the Doula?

Is there a doula in the house?! Hey everyone! For those of you who don’t know me, my name is Mecca Madina; these days I either go by Mama Mec or Madina the Doula. Sometimes, I have these tiny people who follow me around calling me mommy; that’s by far my favorite name and thoseContinue reading “Who Is Madina the Doula?”