In August, BBC radio personality, Alex Dyke, took on breastfeeding as a topic for his show, and it didn’t end well. It started because a mother nursed her hungry baby, next to him, on a bus. It ended when he was suspended after his rant, which included comments about how “unnatural” breastfeeding was; about “earth mothers…the ones with moustaches” who breastfeed in public. He even included a warning to women that men don’t like to see breastfeeding and the … Keep Reading!!!
UK retailer, John Lewis, sure knows how to do a Christmas commercial right. This year’s commercial is the story of a young girl who spots a man on the moon living alone. She tries, in vain, to make contact with him but is determined to befriend him from a world away.
It’s such a wonderful reminder to reach out to each other this season; or it may just be a ploy to sell more tissues. It’s working well in … Keep Reading!!!
German photographer, Simon Scaffrath, is about to become a father this month. To celebrate their new son, Theodor, Simon and his wife wanted to do something special and the creative juices started flowing.
Every photo took one week to create; taking the photos on Sunday and photoshopping the final touches on until Wednesday, then planning the next Sunday’s shoot. Each photo has a special meaning and message for their son. Simon adds that Theo would often kick the plaster, making … Keep Reading!!!
Jamie Lewis and Denine Davies have been trying to get their 3-year-old son’s haircut for three months, with no success. Mason has autism. Nothing they tried could help Mason feel comfortable enough to finish the cut.
James Williams has been welcoming Mason into his South Wales barbershop for months. Each time he would try a new way to help Mason feel comfortable, so when Mason came in this week James got down to his level and … Keep Reading!!!
Have you ever wondered how car seats have evolved over time? “Our parents didn’t use car seats” pops up in just about every discussion on car seats. Surprisingly, car seats actually date back to the 1930s
The first car seat was made in 1933, from a burlap sack, and hung over the headrest of the seat. It was made by the Bunny Bear Company. This one is currently up for grabs on ebay. These were not … Keep Reading!!!
The world is a big a scary place, and while your kid is still a toddler, you can protect him from whatever danger there could be. But as child grows and starts to explore the world on his own, you as a parent have a full right to start worrying. One of the biggest fears for every parent is a call with news that something has happened to a child – with all the resonance around accidents involving children the … Keep Reading!!!
A 16th birthday party is one of the biggest events in most people’s lives. You want it to be a night to remember for all involved. Unfortunately some 16th birthday parties are not the special event they should be. However, the following tips will make it more likely that you will be able to host the perfect Sweet 16th.
It’s not always suitable to hold a … Keep Reading!!!
Sesame Street is welcoming a new character to the Sesame family. The show, that has always made a point of being inclusive to all children, is welcoming Julia to the neighborhood. Julia is a friend to Elmo and Abby Cadabby and has autism. She made her debut in a new online story book, titled We’re Amazing 1,2,3
November 17 is World Day of Prematurity, a day set aside to recognize all babies born premature. One Quebec based premie advocacy group, PremaQuebec, partnered with photographer RedM to create a photo series titled “Les Prémas”, or “The Preemies”, in English. The concept is simple, photograph kids and adults who were born premies, holding photos of themselves in the NICU.
Single dad Jason Garmon had a special surprise for daughter, Skylar. With a daddy daughter dance approaching he knew he needed to ask her permission to escort her, but he also wanted to make it a special moment for her.
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Just because I’m her Dad doesn’t mean I’m going to assume she’ll go with me. You ask out a lady like it’s the first time every time. Always keep her guessing, always try to win her. I don’t care if
It’s easy to see that Kyeira Jones, from Beaumont, Texas, has a love of mermaids. When looking through her portfolio of work, it’s a theme that comes up time and time again. She started using mermaid imagery with the little girls she photographed, from newborn through pre-teen, helping the girls live in a fairytale for a day.
One day, not long ago, that concept evolved again. The night before a scheduled breastfeeding photoshoot, another specialty of hers, the mom … Keep Reading!!!
A few weeks ago I was invited by the non-profit Vibe Israel to visit the country and meet with some of the top parenting activists in the area. I will be releasing multiple articles which focus on some of the most interesting people and encounters that I had on this adventure.
Photographer Linn Merman: Breastfeeding in Israel
Hi, my name is Linn Merman. I am a 37 year old photographer from Israel, and mother of Mia, a I year and … Keep Reading!!!