Maggie Mizelle

Maggie Mizelle was born and raised in a small town in Idaho near the Canadian border. She moved to the east coast for college and has been in the DC area for 15 years! She lives in Falls Church with her husband, a son (9 years old), and three daughters (6 years old and twin 3 year olds). She is passionate about birth, breastfeeding, and baking sourdough. When she’s not homeschooling her children, Maggie also loves to knit and read.

Breastfeeding Through Pregnancy and Tandem Nursing

Like so many others, I planned on exclusively breastfeeding when I was pregnant with my first child. I had seen my mom, aunts, cousins, and older sister nurse their children all my life, and...
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Breastfeeding Twins (Tandem Nursing for the Second Time)

I previously wrote about my experience breastfeeding through a pregnancy and tandem nursing my first and second children. At the time, I was entering the third trimester of my third pregnancy and - PLOT...
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6 Tips from a Plant Lady (plus a bonus tip for dealing with ticks!)

I'm proud to say that I've been a plant lady since 2011, and along the way I've learned a lot of tips and tricks. Long before it was the hottest trend to own plants, I've...

10 Ways I Support My Family’s Immune System All Year Long

Supporting the immune system is at the forefront of everyone's mind during cold and flu season, but what about the rest of the year? Spring colds and summer throw-up bugs are just as inconvenient,...

11 Reasons to Manage Your Fertility Naturally

Looking for ways to plan and manage your fertility and family size naturally? For our part, we have chosen natural family planning (NFP). We don’t use hormonal or barrier methods; instead, we track my cycles and plan...