Category: ’Compassionate Advocacy’

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?

10 Ways to Make Earth Day a Part of Your Family All Year ‘Round

April 22nd, 2013 by Dionna - 2 Comments

Teaching kids the message of Earth Day is the legacy we leave for all mankind. The most important thing for kids to know is that Earth Day is not one day of celebrating the Earth, but instead a reminder of what we should be doing all year long. Today Melanie of moksa organics shares 10 ideas your family can celebrate our Earth.

40 Ways to Support Pumping Moms (At Home and At Work)

March 28th, 2013 by Dionna - 4 Comments

Breastfeeding is an unequalled way of providing ideal food for infants, but many mothers have to go back to work before the recommended six months of exclusive nursing is up. So what do they do? They pump! Here are 40 ways you can support pumping moms, plus fun graphics to print out!

Nursing: The Only Time Some Toddlers Slow Down!

March 8th, 2013 by Dionna - Leave a comment

Let me tell you something about Owen. He has not stopped moving since he started rolling over. He does not sit still often and is always on the go. Nursing is the only time my busy boy will sit and snuggle.


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