Category: ’Compassionate Advocacy’

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.

Oversupply as a Blessing in Disguise: Milk Sharing and Wet Nursing

July 31st, 2013 by Dionna - 3 Comments

From wet nursing to donating breastmilk, the mama in today’s post shares the story of how her oversupply has fed many babies.

5 Ideas to Make Hiking Fun for Toddlers and Preschoolers

July 15th, 2013 by Dionna - 1 Comment

I want to pass on a love of hiking and the outdoors to our children. But in order to do that, I need to make sure our hiking adventures are fun for them. The interests and motivations of little ones are different from mine: whereas I wanted escape from a desk, my toddler might be more interested in the freedom to play in the dirt. Today I’m sharing 5 ideas to help make hiking fun for little ones.

30 Ideas to Encourage Learning about Diversity While Traveling

July 9th, 2013 by Dionna - 16 Comments

Traveling with kids can bring any subject alive. Today I’m sharing a variety of ways you can incorporate diversity education into your family travels (regardless of whether you homeschool). From couch surfing to transformative reading, celebrate diversity on your next trip!

12 Weaning Ceremonies

June 27th, 2013 by Dionna - Leave a comment

While we cherish the breastfeeding journey, it is rare in our culture to commemorate the end of breastfeeding with little more than a note in the baby book. If breastfeeding was important to you, consider celebrating your experiences and remembering this special transition with a weaning ceremony.


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