The book popped onto my Kindle just at the right time. I’d pre-ordered Mayim Bialik’s book, Beyond the Sling, as soon as I’d heard about it’s upcoming publication. I frequently read her column on Kveller, and am familiar with her pro-attatchment parenting and breastfeeding advocacy. Naturally, I added the book to my queue and was […]
Hey all. In honor of reaching 100 likes on our Facebook page, we’re giving away a BabyKicks one size diaper. These are nice a trim are great for overnight or super soakers. Enter here or on the Facebook page.
It’s me. I know it’s just my own feelings on the matter, but I don’t want to give my baby bottles (or cups) of cow milk until he’s completely weaned from breastfeeding. Giving the little guy milk from another animal while he’s still drinking my milk seems weird to me. It’s going to be a […]
Being a crunchy granola type cloth diapering mom, I’d of course come across Elimination Communication (EC) while surfing the Internet for more sanitary and earth friendly options to use during his first few years before potty training. Without realizing it, I had made an assumption that it was I whom would be entirely responsible for […]
Our doula caught my son when he was born. It was not a home birth; he was born at a local military hospital. Ursula caught the baby because there were six women all giving birth on the deck at the exact same time as I was, and there were five doctors to go around. A […]
Yesterday, Leap Day, was Rare Disease Day. Makes sense. Anyway, it got me thinking about our family’s recent experience with rare diseases and what they mean for the future. I was recently diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. It’s a rare genetic disease that causes problems with tissues containing collagen. Without making this a page about everything […]