Travel to the town of Weesp in the Netherlands and you can find a gated village called Hogeweyk. The village is making history as one of the top care facilities for people suffering with dementia.
Hogeweyk’s progressive practices have caught the world’s attention. The village staff consists of all doctors, nurses, and specialists providing 24-hour care in some of the most unusual ways.
The goal is to provide a space for severe dementia patients so … Keep Reading!!!
In a reverse of what we’re used to seeing, a husband surprises his wife with the news of their pregnancy.
Sam had an inkling that Nia was pregnant when she was 2 weeks late. He came up with a slightly strange plan: to steal her urine out of the toilet and test without her knowing. Despite being diluted, the test came up positive almost immediately.
Sam then surprises Nia and their two children with the great news. Clearly, Sam is … Keep Reading!!!
Instagram had to put its tail between its legs and issue yet another apology banning another account over posting breastfeeding images, against their own policies. According to their statement,
“We looked into what happened here, and this was a pure mistake that we’ve now rectified. For context, our teams review content when it’s reported to us for violating our Community Guidelines.
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They review millions of pieces of content daily – and as much as we’d like to be free of
Your baby’s first word is always an exciting milestone to observe in parenting. Like most parents, this couple was encouraging their child to say his first word, which they were hoping would be “mama.”… Keep Reading!!!
Netflix has announced the most amazing parental leave program I’ve seen yet. Netflix employees are now entitled to unlimited time off during the first year of their child’s life – with full pay! This program is offered to both mothers and fathers. Netflix has even taken the step to make sure it applies to adoptions. They have really ensured all employees, no matter who they decide to extend their families, are covered.
At any point, employees are welcome to come … Keep Reading!!!
The Formula Fed Baby
When I was pregnant with my first breastfeeding was a given to me. It just seemed like the normal thing to do and I never considered anything else. I was under the impression that it’s simple – latch baby – end of story. I set up no support system, I didn’t do any research.
At the hospital I was made to feel like I couldn’t do it until the nurse was there to “help” latch baby, … Keep Reading!!!
Alanis Morissette celebrated World Breastfeeding Week by sharing this beautiful photo on her Instagram account.
She also added a link to a wonderful piece she wrote … Keep Reading!!!
My almost 4 yr old daughter still nurses for a few minutes before her nap and bedtime. Occasionally she wants to nurse when she wakes up also. We don’t nurse in public anymore now that she’s older but I do share that information with other moms of toddlers when the subject comes up in conversation. Moms need to know that it is healthy and within the range of normal.
Did you practice child led weaning with your child? … Keep Reading!!!
Gemma Colley learned the hard way that spray tans and breastfeeding don’t mix. She had a wedding to attend and decided to get a little spray on glow to feel her best.
I am not a bad mum who would ever intend on harming a child. Just a very forgetful one that happens to be going to a wedding at the weekend and doesn’t want to look like Casper the friendly ghost in a bright yellow dress.
After her tanning … Keep Reading!!!
(Featured image: “Madonna-Whore complex” –source)
My husband requested that I write a post about sex and parenting because it bugs him that the majority of society doesn’t understand “attachment parenting” and makes assumptions about the sex lives of the parents who practice attachment parenting (AP).
When I starting writing this post, I questioned: Why would other people feel it is in their place to comment on other’s sex lives when they know nothing about it? I believe that … Keep Reading!!!
Kids can have some unusual birthday theme requests but this one takes the cake. Grayson Dobra is a super fan of local personal injury lawyer Morris Bart. Whenever Bart’s ads come on TV Grayson stops what he is doing to watch.
His obsession is so great that his mom threw him a Morris Bart themed birthday party when he turned two, complete with cardboard cutout of the lawyer.
When Grayson’s mom contacted Bart’s firm to invite Bart to the party … Keep Reading!!!
Early in July, an Argentine news outlet tweeted a photo of Victoria Donda Perez breastfeeding her 8-month-old.
Mother and politician: the legislator @vikidonda breastfeeding her daughter in her seat in the House of Representatives
What makes it a spectacular photo is that Donda Perez was nursing her daughter, Trilce, at work – in regular session of the Argentine National Parliament. Donda Perez is a lawyer and a Member of Parliament, the youngest ever to hold office when she was … Keep Reading!!!