Category: ’Compassionate Advocacy’

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.

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.


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