I Am Not Anti-Circumcision
activism / autonomy / circumcision / circumcision / education / health / intactivism / learn something / parenting / postpartum / progress / RIC / shame

I Am Not Anti-Circumcision

It doesn’t make sense not to learn about. If you’ve been holding back from learning about routine infant circumcision (RIC), I encourage to ask yourself why and remind you that there is absolutely no shame in education. Continue reading

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healing / health / Natural Living / natural remedies / parenting / PPD / teething

Baltic Amber Jewelry: A Gem of a Natural Remedy

I’m always keeping an eye out for holistic, natural remedies. Baltic Amber is another amazing, natural remedy I’ve recently discovered (through the help of my awesometastical Facebook network of Progrents after seeking teething remedies for my son) that has a rich history of being used by many different cultures over time. Amber has been found … Continue reading

activism / banned / birth / breastfeeding / feminism / NIP / Sally Ride / women / women's rights

Small Steps for Womankind: The Woman’s Hall of Fame Turns 43

We’ve all heard the saying,  “Well behaved women seldom make history”Laurel Thatcher Ulrich The Tea Table used to signThe Declaration of Sentiments in 1848 It might as well be the motto for the National Women’s Hall of Fame, created 43 years ago today (that’s 1969, for those of you who haven’t had your coffee) in … Continue reading

birth / breastfeeding / conceiving greiving / grief / life cycles / PPD

Conceiving & Grieving: Birthing Basics

I’ve had a really, really difficult time staying happy since Father’s Day. It was only my second one without my dad; I knew it would be hard. Trying to prepare myself for the emotional tsunami of (t)sadness was like trying to remember how much labor hurts. There’s a vague impression left, but nothing that even touches … Continue reading

breastfeeding / conceiving greiving / connectivity / grief / healing / loss / melanoma / PPD / pregnancy

Conceiving & Grieving: Why I’ll Be Breastfeeding This Father’s Day

Breastfeeding and Father’s Day: The two may not be linked for most people, but for me, they are two equal and opposite parts that equal the same whole.I started writing this post even before bringing getting banned from Facebook for posting a breastfeeding photo over Memorial Day weekend, which gave me even more time, opportunity and drive to examine … Continue reading