Two days ago thousands of mothers flocked to Targets across the nation like they do every day but this time, with breasts full & nipples poised to launch a milk attack against the retail giant. The demonstration or “nurse-in” was in response to a
Monthly :: December 2011
This week, the Wall Street Journal published a melodramatic article about the trauma of California’s “big kids” who are being forced back into car seats when that state changes its laws on January 1. Instead of “graduating” from car seats at age 6, kids will
If you get into business you’re going to experience loss at some point. You’ll lose the account, the inventory, your best player, or serious bucks. If you’re giving it all you’ve got, eventually, you’re going to lose. Loss is part being innovative, progressive, human.
Years ago we started a new tradition. Slacker New Year’s Eve. No more loud, crowded events. No more babysitting nightmares. And no more driving back home in the early morning hours on icy roads. What a relief. Instead we stay home with the kids.
A drawing my son, Reeve, did in kindergarten. I love how jubilant Mary is here. Anyone who’s given birth knows that feeling. . . WOOHOO! (And Merry Christmas, y’all!) Tags: baby, birth, christmas=, drawing, Jesus, joy, jubilation, kindergarten, manger, Mary, nativity, reeve This
I’m excited to see my kids’ faces on Christmas morning. They’ll each get a few gifts that I’m pretty sure they’re going to flip for. My five-year old loves books (especially about Asia), ABC workbooks, and construction toys. My two-year old is obsessed with
Christmas 2010 ‘Tis the season! Why not discuss our beliefs regarding Santa? One reason might be because this is a surprisingly controversial topic. But I am interested in sharing my little family’s developing traditions & hearing others’, so here goes: We
Life balance? It doesn’t exist. (Proportion, however does.) Burn out? It’s just a given for mad scientists and artists (and so very many of us are artists. MuWahahaaaa!) How to meet your burn out with an open heart and mind: 1. Cease keeping a
By Kamyar M. Hedayat, MD Web Exclusive – September 01, 2009 IntroductionIf I asked you to describe pregnancy, would one of the words you used be fragrant? Probably not. If you think of ways of describing pregnancy, scent is probably not one of them.
During the moments directly after birth, you need plenty of time to rest quietly with your baby. Don’t let anything stand in the way of that. If you give birth in a hospital, there may be some pressure from nurses who want to take