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Forum: Activism and News   09-26-2011, 10:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 817
Posted By mbrune
I would nominate Making Our Milk Safe (MOMS). We...

I would nominate Making Our Milk Safe (MOMS). We are a very small nonprofit working to eliminate the presence of toxic chemicals in our environment, our bodies, and in mothers' milk. MOMS was...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   08-21-2007, 02:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By mbrune
She's in Berkeley. Our daughter was born in...

She's in Berkeley. Our daughter was born in August of 2004, vaginally, mostly due to Betsy's influence. She was so helpful throughout the entire labor and stayed with us until my daughter was born...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   08-21-2007, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By mbrune
I was intriqued by your post, so I wanted to...

I was intriqued by your post, so I wanted to respond. My daughter just turned 3 and although we started out wanting to raise her to be as "free" as possible, we're finding it difficult now to...
Forum: Activism and News   07-03-2007, 09:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 337
Posted By mbrune
My husband is the ED there. They have a...

My husband is the ED there. They have a "protect-an-acre" campaign. Lots of kids actually hold bake sales, lemonade stands, etc. to help raise money. You can check out the site here:
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Forum: Activism and News   06-01-2007, 08:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By mbrune
Thanks for all of your kind words! I did post to...

Thanks for all of your kind words! I did post to the Tribe area as well. Let's hope we get some traction! Thank you all. :-)
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   05-31-2007, 04:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 136
Posted By mbrune
Thanks to all of the MDCers who showed...

Thanks to all of the MDCers who showed interested in our recent press event in Sacramento for our bill, AB 706 to ban toxic flame retardants for use in furniture and bedding. We had a decent, if...
Forum: Activism and News   05-31-2007, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By mbrune
Thanks to the interest in this effort! We had a...

Thanks to the interest in this effort! We had a decent, if smaller than hoped for turnout. We got some great coverage in the local tv. Check out the clips on our website: http://www.safemilk.org

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Forum: Lactivism   05-31-2007, 04:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 425
Posted By mbrune
I totally understand. I almost didn't even make...

I totally understand. I almost didn't even make it there! I had to run with my two and a half year old to a potty just minutes before the press conference and then carry her as I ran across the...
Forum: Lactivism   05-31-2007, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 425
Posted By mbrune
The turnout wasn't as huge as I had hoped, but...

The turnout wasn't as huge as I had hoped, but we definitely sent a message and got some great press. Here are some links to some of the great tv clips. I love the extended shots of our banner!!
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Forum: California, Nevada   05-22-2007, 03:49 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 14,256
Posted By mbrune
I live in the sf bay area, but am up in...

I live in the sf bay area, but am up in Sacramento very often for work. I would love to meet more moms in the area. I love coffee, too. I have one daughter nearly 3 years old and ttc another one.
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   05-21-2007, 10:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 168
Posted By mbrune
I have sent a flyer to them so I hope they'll...

I have sent a flyer to them so I hope they'll come out. I live about an hour and a half from Sacto, so it's sometimes hard to organize from afar.

I've just finished painting the banner. Am a...
Forum: Lactivism   05-18-2007, 01:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 425
Posted By mbrune
Thank you, Melissa! It would be great to have...

Thank you, Melissa! It would be great to have you there!

Mary
Forum: Breastfeeding   05-17-2007, 08:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 851
Posted By mbrune
I would recommend either of these. We have both....

I would recommend either of these. We have both. Both have a sport type spout top and are made with safer materials. Sigg are a bit pricey, however, and KK are sold at whole foods, I believe, if you...
Forum: Activism and News   05-17-2007, 08:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By mbrune
Hi Everyone. My name is Mary and I am with a...

Hi Everyone. My name is Mary and I am with a group called MOMS, which stands for Making Our Milk Safe. MOMS was founded in the spring of 2005 by four nursing moms in response to the growing presence...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   05-17-2007, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By mbrune
My DH says I should work for the tourist bureau...

My DH says I should work for the tourist bureau here, since I'm always "pushing" Alameda. We've lived here for 4 years now and I honestly love the place.

We lived in the Berkeley hills for a...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   05-17-2007, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 168
Posted By mbrune
Hi Everyone. My name is Mary and I am with a...

Hi Everyone. My name is Mary and I am with a group called MOMS, which stands for Making Our Milk Safe. MOMS was founded in the spring of 2005 by four nursing moms in response to the growing presence...
Forum: Lactivism   05-17-2007, 07:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 425
Posted By mbrune
The Assemblyman's office is billing it as a...

The Assemblyman's office is billing it as a "breastfeeding mom rally", but honestly, I think that we should all be concerned about toxic flame retardants because they end up in all of us.

If you...
Forum: Lactivism   05-17-2007, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By mbrune
Thank you to all who offered suggestions and...

Thank you to all who offered suggestions and links. I should have searched before asking, bad mama! The thought occured to me mid-post, so I just ran with it.

I love the idea of using a bandana....
Forum: Lactivism   05-17-2007, 05:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By mbrune
I just wanted to share this about my nearly...

I just wanted to share this about my nearly three-year-old (and continuing to bfeed) daughter. She this stuffed cow toy named "Say-moo" that is her baby. She sometimes takes the cow with her to...
Forum: Lactivism   05-17-2007, 04:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 425
Posted By mbrune
Hey, all , just wanted to update details in case...

Hey, all , just wanted to update details in case anyone can join us on Tuesday.

The rally/press conference will be held at the capitol on the N & 11th St. side of the building. We're going to...
Forum: Lactivism   05-16-2007, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By mbrune
Can you remind me where to get a hi-res version...

Can you remind me where to get a hi-res version of the universal symbol graphic? Thanks!
Forum: Lactivism   05-16-2007, 01:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 425
Posted By mbrune
Hi Everyone. My name is Mary and I am with a...

Hi Everyone. My name is Mary and I am with a group called MOMS, which stands for Making Our Milk Safe. MOMS was founded in the spring of 2005 by four nursing moms in response to the growing presence...
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