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"Cafe Au Lait" — an online resource area and blog/discussion group for nursing moms! Stay tuned for upcoming announcements, fun stuff and events to celebrate breastfeeding!  You can also follow this blog by:

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Mother's Day Gifts for Nursing Moms!

April 24th, 2008

Yes, that wonderful day is coming up, when us hard working moms get to put our feet up, go to the spa, get breakfast in bed, flowers on our pillow at night, gifts thrown at our feet.... Mother's Day! Hmm... now that the fantasy part of this post is over, let's get down to the reality of trying to pick a great gift for a new mom's first Mother's day ...
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Big Bird asks about Breastfeeding!

April 1st, 2008

Remember when children's television was sweet and simple? Remember 1977? (Ok, some of you moms out there are way too young to remember this....) Anyhow, here is a really cute clip of an old Sesame Street show where big bird asks about breastfeeding ....
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Baby Led Breastfeeding

February 27th, 2008

I found some fascinating videos about baby led breastfeeding, also called self attachment. When I had my two babies, I was told that the mom sort of had to guide or coax the baby to attach to the nipple, since we didn't have the 'crawl' instinct other mammals have .. .but now I think differently thanks to these videos!
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Valentine's Gifts for New Moms

February 12th, 2008

Well, it's that time of year again.... hearts and flowers and all that jazz! I know a lot of new moms feel that romance is the last thing on their minds, but for all you dads out there, this is a great time to show your girl how much you love her... and how much you appreciate her! So here is our Valentine gift suggestions for the nursing mom ....
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Apples Come from the Fridge....Right mommy?

February 4th, 2008

Yes, this is the question I was asked this morning by my 3yr toddler. In typical kid fashion, he understands the world literally. When he wants an apple, I go to the fridge and grab him one. So, they must come from the fridge right.... ? (Read on, eventually I link this to breastfeeding .....)
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Aaya and Mama Aseel!

Meet our Kuwait Retailer!

January 28th, 2008

What brings us moms together all over the world? Our love for our children, and our love for great shopping! That's what you'll find at MoBoleez retailer "Jelly Beanz" in Kuwait City, Kuwait. A great place to shop that reflects owner Aseel Alnajjar's love for her family ....
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MoBoleez at America's Mart in Atlanta!

January 11th, 2008

Visit MoBoleez Jan 8-14, 2008 at the America's Gift Mart in Atlanta, GA (wholesale/trade only). We are showcasing our hats in the US for the first time, and are really looking forward to meeting some of our US customers in person! Visit MoBoleez at the Mama Mia Showroom, building 3, 13th floor (Children's World), Booth 109!
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Click to see us up close and personal. Oh why, oh why can't I get my boys to smile?? They are happy boys, honestly.....

From our Family to Yours ...

December 18th, 2007

To all our Cafe Au Lait blog readers, here's a copy of the "Sam Family Newsletter" for 2007, a glimpse into my family and my thoughts/musings for 2007! Many blessings to you, and a wish for peace and prosperity for 2008!
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You've heard of a wedding planner...why not a baby coordinator?

December 3rd, 2007

Having a baby...? Don't forget your baby co-ordinator! Today's expectant parents are too busy juggling the demands of work, family, life to do all the things they have to do to get ready for a new baby....so why not get yourself a baby co-ordinator!
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Christmas Gifts for Nursing Moms!

November 26th, 2007

Our holiday hats are selling fast and make a fun gift item for new moms this Christmas. Great for nursing at Holiday parties, they are number one on our top 10 list.... but, read on, there's a lot of fun things you can get for the nursing mom this holiday season....
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