Right to Breastfeed in Public Cards

America just can NOT get it’s act together on breastfeeding.  If you don’t do it, you’re a horrible mother who is neglecting your child.  If you do breastfeed, you’re a wonderful mother who deserves all the praise in the world, but you absolutely positively must not breastfeed in public or in front of anyone else.  … Continue reading

Prepare for a Brain Melt

Sometimes, you just need to take in an overwhelming amount of cutes. Enjoy!

Lisa Bloom: How to Talk to Little Girls

A friend posted this on FB, and it’s amazing.  It’s a great post about talking to little girls in a way that doesn’t focus on how cute or well dressed she is, but instead focuses on her intelligence and recognizing that she has something worthy of a conversation. Reading this really had a strong impact … Continue reading

Breastfeeding Terrorists?

Wowzers. Teddy sent me this article about a couple who was accused of being terrorists when the mother dared to breastfeed her child at the Metropolis Country Club in White Plains, NY.  A supervisor approached the family, asked them to leave, and then insisted she move to the bathroom when the couple refused to leave.  … Continue reading

Ramblings About Parenting Decisions and (Un)supportive Grandparents

Getting ready for Belly Monster, there are parenting decisions that Teddy & I have already had to make.  To breastfeed (to the very best of my ability, and hopefully we’ll be successful), to cloth diaper, to not push gender normative on our daughter.  These right now are the big ones.  Others will come later – … Continue reading

Gender, Sex, and Raising Little Girls

Lots of my friends have been posting this opinion piece on FB, so I’m guessing lots of the blogosphere have run across it as well: For Strong Daughters, Stop with the Sex Stereotypes by David M. Perry. David discusses the experience of his son’s and daughter’s preschool camp award ceremony, where prizes were given out … Continue reading

Dude, Kids are Creeeeeeepy

A father has started a new video series “Convos with my 2-Year Old.”  He re-enacts conversations he has with his daughter, but instead of a little girl, he has a grown man stand in and give his daughter’s lines. Result: creepy.  Super duper insanely creepy. Also, pretty hysterical and awesome. Check it out.  What’s the … Continue reading

Who’s To Blame? (Sue’s to Blame!)

Sorry for the title, couldn’t resist. OK, so here’s the story: parents go to Starbucks.  Mom realizes Baby needs a diaper change.  Mom goes in bathroom and sees there’s no changing table.  Mom returns to seating area and changes Baby’s diaper on a table.  Starbucks employees are rude, throw a rag at Mom, are jerks.  … Continue reading

Another Awesome Parenting Link

Oh, Buzzfeed, I love you so much. They have a list of 24 People Who are Really Nailing This Parenting Thing.  Some fall under the “lazy dad” banner, like the dad who tied a rope to his kid’s swing so he could pull it and “swing” her long-distance while downing a beer: … or the … Continue reading

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