Ready For My Close Up (and Infertility Discussion)

The New Year is only three days in and I'm already marking it with a new first -- my television debut tomorrow, Jan 4, but the prep started in 2009:Hair cut and colored. CheckTeeth whitened. CheckTalking points ready. Check...more

Kegel 2.0

 Kegel 2.0  ...more

Preach it! My mission is to get better info into the hands of as many women as possible. For ...more

Joy Szabo Travels 350 Miles for Vaginal Birth

Joy Szabo recently drew nationwide attention when she refused to have a repeat cesarean section at her local Page, Arizona, hospital. Instead, Joy and her husband Jeff decided that Joy (alone) would move 350 miles from home to Phoenix where they could, according to CNN, get "the birth they wanted" - a vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC). ...more

The Death of BPA?

MomsRising and other organizations have been working for years to keep kids safe from toxic Bisphenol-A (BPA) in food containers and bottles. We've generated tens of thousands of letters to Congress and state legislatures, and sent pages of petition signatures to manufacturers. We've made progress -- but we still have a ways to go!...more

Mother Blessings: Alternative to Baby Showers

 A mother blessing (also knows as a "blessingway" or "mother circle") is similar to a baby shower in the sense that it is a celebration held toward the end of a woman's pregnancy. However, the focus of a mother blessing is the mother and her upcoming birth, rather than the baby and receiving commercial products. It is a ritual to honour pregnancy, birth, and the mother....more

Cans of formula for Comments

Please visit our blog and leave a comment on our Cans of formula for Comments post: For each comment this post receives from now through November 30, we will be donating 2 ounces of baby formula, which is about equivalent to two 6 fluid ounce bottles. (most babies' bottles range from 1-8 oz of fluid depending on their age) ...more

High Horses

It happened again. It happens so often I should be used to it, but I still don’t like it much.I stood in the 15 items or less line at Railey’s Market waiting to be checked out (no, not the “hey, baby” kind, but the “do you have a club card?” kind). An adorable little old man came up behind me and began flirting with the kids.“Blue eyes?” He asked Tessa, who hid her head. He checked each child and then me. “Yep, all blue.” Says I....more

~*~*~*~Wordless Wednesdays~*~*~*~

Haleigh was 2 weeks old :o) She and her Daddy are watching the Carolina vs Clemson Game.     ...more

That's awesome :) I am a Carolina fan but Hubby is die hard Clemson ...more

Formula vs Breast??? My Thoughts


Stymied by Stupak? Reject its False Choice & Culture War Divisiveness

So long as Democrats and health care reform proponents allow themselves to be pushed into exhorting about the false choice between health care reform and access to this legal medical procedure aka abortion, real reform is in peril. ...more