February 9, 2020 Balanced Breastfeeding hosted its first annual Winter Gathering. This is a special day in history because it was also the inaugural celebration of Katie Madden being entirely self-employed as the founder and sole employee of The Balanced Breastfeeding Postpartum Clinic and Clubhouse!
We decided to call it our Clubhouse Warming.
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Have you seen pics from The Autumn Gathering 2019?
I have to thank the “What’s Next Wolfpack” aka Spring 2019 Mamas for their dedication to pulling off a 100% on-brand, Pinterest worthy event.
The Kissing Booth: Open for Kisses.
I think Marlena dreamed up this beautiful Kissing Booth idea just so she could snap this photo. Totally worth the 7 years she waited for this hunk, Penn. From Ellen’s Garland @Effortlesscharmevents, to Andi’s white fuzzy remnant jackpot find, it came out just perfect.
Little ones go in the bucket….uhhhh…wait maybe not. Mabel looks weird.
Anyway. We improvised and it turned out great.
Yes, I dressed up like a pretty pink princess, wore a shirt that said “BossMom” and beckoned all the children come sit with me on the pink boob couch to take pictures. Don’t judge me. I am living my best, pink tutu-wearing, baby-loving life.
Queen Bee Aria agrees and loved it.
So did these cutie boys.
Ok that’s enough tiny babies in formal wear.
No wait! Look at Dean!
Last one, I swear. But it’s TWINS Evalina & Liam!!
Needless to say, I have built the life of my dreams.
Plus, I have this beautiful, unique, original child to show off as my greatest masterpiece.
And this guy. Who is willing to back up the big personality I am.
We are on a roll to have a gathering each season. It is important that some of the seasonal gatherings include a celebration of us mothers. A day when we can dress our babies and show them off. I say, if we literally make, grow, birth, and keep a human alive, we can dress that human in whatever we want until they will no longer consent to it. That’s only fair.