Category: ’Compassionate Advocacy’

5 Buzzworthy Natural Insect Repellent Ideas

April 27th, 2015 by Dionna - 1 Comment

The bug sprays most of us have grown up with are toxic messes., but you don’t have to douse your family in chemicals to keep the bugs away. Today I’m sharing 5 non-toxic bug repellents you can easily make at home.

Jackie’s Weaning Story: Mixed Feelings

March 2nd, 2015 by Dionna - Leave a comment

“I had mixed feelings about weaning. A part of me felt sad cutting that bond, while another part knew it was time to set her free from my body.” Read more about Jackie’s weaning story.

25 Common Breastfeeding Myths (and why they are wrong)

February 16th, 2014 by Dionna - 2 Comments

Because breastfeeding is not normalized in our culture, myths still abound about what is “normal,” how breastfeeding babies “should act,” etc. Many of our myths double as breastfeeding “booby traps,” and can injure your breastfeeding relationship. Educate yourself about the facts of breastfeeding so you can feel confident in responding to – or simply ignoring – people who try to feed you breastfeeding myths.

Does breastfeeding ever get easier?

January 20th, 2014 by Dionna - Leave a comment

This article is part of the Building Blocks to a Healthy Breastfeeding Relationship series, a series I wrote to accompany a presentation I did for the Healthy Child Summit. Be sure to sign up for a free 22 day sneak preview at the Healthy Child Summit website. Beginning in February…


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