Category: ’Compassionate Advocacy’

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.

We’re Just Suckers for Breastmilk! Should Lactivists Worry About Breastmilk-Flavored Lollipops?

June 6th, 2013 by Dionna - 1 Comment

I’ve heard some grumbles from a few lactivists about the new breastmilk-flavored lollipops from Lollyphile. Some worry that a breastmilk-flavored lollipop marketed to adults will do more to sexualize breastfeeding than normalize it. What do you think – is it worth our time?


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