This post on Positions for Labour and Childbirth over at Diary of a First Child is so full of awesome, I can’t even describe it – please go see for yourself! And then stop by Tales of a Kitchen Witch to let Joni Rae know that she is a rock star for drawing all of the pictures in that post. They are amazing!
Jennifer from Monkey Butt Junction is trying to place a Little Free Library outside of her local food pantry, inside a family shelter, and with a community group. Little Free Libraries are sweet little “take a book, leave a book” nooks that people install to encourage the free exchange of books. Will you help Jennifer spread her love of reading? Consider contributing a few dollars to her campaign!
I cannot wait to meet Spencer, the newest member of Momma Jorje’s family! She’s talking about Spencer in “I did not birth a Syndrome.”
Around the Blogosphere
Mammalia is talking about Alfie Kohn’s “Unconditional Parenting” principles. In “Reconsider Your Requests,” she reminds us to ask ourselves whether our requests of our children are truly reflections of our needs. I love the way she’s brought NVC into the discussion!
Ha! There is so much truth to Blame it on the b-b-b-b-breastfeeding over at Blacktating. Elita says “I’ve heard almost everything get blamed on breastfeeding, including body aches and pains for mom, fat babies, skinny babies, cranky babies, even medical diagnoses for everything from autism to diabetes. Heck, according to some, breastfeeding your boy child can even make him gay.” She lists even more things that get blamed on breastfeeding – check them out! What ails and illnesses have you heard are caused by breastfeeding?
Quick! Only a few more days to enter to win this nursing pillow from Blessed Nest. It was so helpful to me throughout pregnancy and now as I breastfeed. Blessed Nest is giving away a $100 gift certificate, which should cover a Nesting Pillow and shipping for my US readers!