Danielle is a full-time working mother of three caring, funny children and two crazy dogs. She is a northern transplant living in a suburb of Atlanta, GA, where she is an in-house lawyer by day and tries to save endangered species (southern Democrats and abandoned dogs) in her spare time.
Recently, Hartsfield-Jackson Airport in Atlanta excitedly made an announcement that, “The world’s busiest airport has opened four ‘lactation pods’ for nursing mothers on its concourses, and…plans to open a nursing room in the domestic terminal.” USA Today continues by saying, “New mothers said they find the lactation stations a big improvement over public restrooms, which used to be the only option for nursing moms at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.” WHAT?! I am a working mother of three young children, all of whom… >> Read More
When my daughter was just 8 months old, I had to go down to Florida for work. I thought of weaning her, but I had already overcome so many difficulties with nursing--I couldn't eat dairy, soy, or…nuts or anything that came in contact with them and I was on a low carb, pre-diabetic diet; so, basically, I couldn't eat. Even so, I wanted to keep nursing for my daughter's sake. So, I had a decision to make about my time in Florida: pump and dump (which is like throwing away liquid… >> Read More