Don't miss out! Get Chief Family Officer's free daily roundup:


  • Check out Chief Family Officer's Halloween Pinterest board for lots of spooky (and cute) ideas!
  • Recently read and enjoyed: The Year of Living Biblically: One Man's Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible by A.J. Jacobs (LOL funny, as well as thought-provoking and educational)
  • Enter for a chance to win a $15 Starbucks Gift Card! And click here to see all of our current giveaways.

  • Breastfeeding An Older Baby

    Here are some things I didn’t know but am glad to know now about nursing a six to twelve-month-old:

    • About half of nursing moms notice that it takes longer to get a let down.
    • Baby should nurse about seven times a day.
    • A baby who’s eating solid food needs at least 18 ounces of breastmilk (or formula) a day.
    • Baby may nurse more frequently during the day because of longer night sleeping.
    • When it seems as if baby may be “self-weaning,” baby may be on a (temporary) nursing strike.
    • Although some breastfed babies sleep through the night, many of them sleep in four to seven hours stretches.