I’ve been writing for I Am Not the Babysitter for a few months now and the one thing I’ve noticed is an overwhelming sense of community. Not everyone that follows the page takes the same approach to parenting or lifestyle choices but no one seems to bash anyone. It’s a wonderful concept but what happens when the topic of something other than parenting or breastfeeding comes up? I was inspired by the live Q & A with Dr. … Keep Reading!!!
According to a recent report from the Institute for Employment Studies (IES), there’s a good chance that Brexit will place even more strain on an already deficient nursing workforce in the UK. The study, which was commissioned by the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC), found that the NHS gets a significant portion of its nurses from countries like Portugal, Spain, and Ireland, with nurses from the EU accounting for about 5% of the workforce and those from all outside countries combined … Keep Reading!!!
Bikers Against Child Abuse is an organization of lifelong bikers who serve as support and allies for survivors of child abuse. They have grown internationally and work with local authorities. When a connection is made BACA rides to the child’s home, provides them with a vest and make a connection. Survivors are then given 2 contacts from the organization that they can contact for support when they need it. They also provide a presence to, hopefully, scare off any abuser … Keep Reading!!!
Steven Spielberg take note! How to be a Dad blogger, Andy, came up with some terrifying movie ideas based on typical childhood fears.
The great tampon debate rages on between politicians all over the world. Is a “tampon tax” fair to women? Canada got rid of the federal tax on pads and tampons last summer; Utah decided the tax should stay just months ago; Chicago city counsel just decided a couple weeks ago to remove their taxes on shark week related products. And now New York City is getting on board. A new bill would supply 25 schools with free tampons and pads … Keep Reading!!!
Dutch photographer/designer Nichon Glerum wanted to do something extra special for her son’s birth announcements. She decided to send out birth cards using the ancient technique of invisible ink. This technique, that many of us know from childhood, goes back thousands of years and can use various organic liquids to make the ink. This includes lemon juice, vinegar, saliva, sweat, urine, blood, and milk among many others. To reveal the hidden message, the recipient must apply heat, such as with … Keep Reading!!!
Kids must thing the rules seem to go out the door when its a holiday. We tell them not to talk to strangers and then Christmas comes around and we’re practically throwing them on some bearded old man in a velveteen suit. And clearly, as Brian Gordon’s comic points out, this is not the only rule we seem to overlook in the name of tradition.
Although, this duck is probably a first time parent, because all the moms I know … Keep Reading!!!
The third eye is known as one of the renowned chakras in the body, also known as the mind centre or the brow chakra. The third eye is the most important chakra, as it is the pathway to one’s inner vision and wisdom. Through third eye meditation, you can open the third eye and learn how to better communicate with your inner self.
Opening the third eye doesn’t involve strenuous yoga lessons or arduous and long meditation sessions, contrary … Keep Reading!!!
Move over mommies with romanticized and highly stylized Instagram accounts, there is a new woman in town. Skorobogatova Yuliya of Moscow decided to show the world what it is really like as a stay-at-home-mom… and stuff got real… really real…
For those of you who are or have ever been primary caregivers of small children, this will hit close to home.
Even though I appreciate all forms of breastfeeding photos because help normalize our society’s … Keep Reading!!!
Henry Hargreaves, of New Zealand, was fascinated with the last meals of death row inmates. He decided to recreate the last meals of some of the most infamous executed prisoners for a photo series he titles “No Seconds”
Henry and his friend cooked the meals, but had a hard time eating them. Not because of how eery the project was though.
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It was kind of like going to a hospital and eating
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