Category Archives: Mama Hilgs

Super Pumped About This

Here’s the before and after of my latest kitchen remodel: After 10 months being back at work (subsequent to 9 weeks of maternity leave) and more than a thousand pumping sessions at my desk, on my living room floor, in the car, bathrooms, conference rooms, UNLOCKED conference rooms, closets at 4am… 11am… 3pm… 10pm… Between low supply scares and building up a freezer stash… I am officially DONE with the pump for Callida! It was the biggest inconvenience, disruption, annoyance, and challenge of my life.…

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Find a Changing Table in Raleigh

Six months into motherhood and I’ve metĀ a fair set of public-facing challenges so far. I know there will be many more to come (toddler meltdowns, anyone?). But there is one that is particularly burdensomeĀ to me and that is the lack of changing tables that are available when Callida and I are out and about. How is it that restaurants provide high chairs for our little ones, but no changing tables in the restroom? I don’t really see the logic there. Sure, I change her before…

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