Peanut butter and jelly. Beer and pretzels. Coffee and...plants? Totally. And after discovering Home.coming in Greenpoint during our latest Bump Envy shoot, we’re even more convinced of this perfect pairing. A treasure trove of plants, succulents and gorgeous cut flowers, Home.coming’s also got a great mix of artisan crafts, which are perfect for perusing with a hot cup of Blue Bottle coffee or Bellocq tea. Throw in some Dough donuts (don’t mind if we do), and you’ve pretty much got a pregnant gal’s mecca--we honestly can’t understand why there’s not more beautiful hybrids like this around NYC.

Below, get a glimpse of our afternoon at this Greenpoint gem, captured through the incredible lens of Brooklyn photographer Jonica Moore.


They say a watched pot never boils, but every pumping mama knows the expression should really say "a watched bottle never fills."

When I think back to those early days of pumping, I remember settling in front of the TV to attempt to distract myself from the tedium of being hooked to a machine. It never worked: I'd always pay little attention to whatever I was watching, opting instead to stare at the bottles I was pumping into and wonder why they were filling so slowly.

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