Category: ’Compassionate Advocacy’

How can I prepare to breastfeed before baby is born?

November 18th, 2013 by Dionna - Leave a comment

Instead of being blindsided by breastfeeding when you have a newborn baby squalling in your arms, create a strong foundation for your healthy nursing relationship by preparing yourself ahead of time. Check out these 3 simple building blocks to a healthy breastfeeding relationship.

Homemade Cleaners: My Latest Project and a Giveaway

October 29th, 2013 by Dionna - Leave a comment

Whether you already make your own cleaning products or you’re interested in learning, you’ll find something useful in Homemade Cleaners, the soon-to-be-published book I recently co-wrote. Our recipes get back to the basics – almost all of them are some variation of vinegar, baking soda, and essential oils. Enter to win a giveaway of Homemade Cleaners, and pre-order your copy on Amazon or Barnes and Noble!

Milk Siblings: One Mama’s Milk Sharing Story (and Resources)

August 5th, 2013 by Dionna - 1 Comment

Amber, guest posting with me today, shares her experience as a pumping mama in the NICU. She pumped enough to feed her own preemie and was also able to donate breastmilk to a family in need. She wishes milk sharing were more culturally accepted – and easier to achieve.

Lactivist Ryan Gosling

August 3rd, 2013 by Dionna - 5 Comments

Breastfeeding mamas, the time is long overdue for a Lactivist Ryan Gosling. Enjoy these that I created for your viewing pleasure!

If You’re Worried About Your Kid Seeing Me Breastfeeding, You’re Doing It Wrong

August 1st, 2013 by Dionna - 13 Comments

I’m living the breastfeeding-as-a-cultural-norm dream. I belong to a great group of homeschoolers of all ages. And never. NEVER. have I seen any child of any age (or adult, for that matter) give one of us the side eye for nursing our children.


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