A health unit in the Grey Bruce Region of Ontario, Canada has put together a Breastfeeding Friendly business toolkit. This kit is designed to help businesses and organizations with strategies and resources to support their customers as well as their employees. This is great timing as just this summer a local restaurant asked a nursing mom, who was waiting on a friend, to leave their premises, in direct defiance of Ontario’s Human Rights Code.
Dr. Hazel Lynn, Grey … Keep Reading!!!
By the age of six, Jaden Hayes had lost both of his parents but he refuses to let that keep him down. He is on a mission to make 33,000 people smile.
With the help of his aunt, who is his guardian, he has collected 500 smiles already. It started with Jaden asking his aunt to buy him toys he could hand out to kids and has grown into a mission to make every person in his Savannah, Georgia hometown … Keep Reading!!!
During the 3rd inning of the Padres-Giants game on Thursday night the real excitement was happening off the field where baby Levi was making sure his mother had a memorable birth story to share with the world.
Mom and Dad went to cheer on their team before their family expanded but Levi had other plans. Mom, who was 39 weeks pregnant, went into labour but didn’t make it out of stadium. Fortunately, Giant’s catcher and “sorta doctor” Buster Posey was … Keep Reading!!!
A Michigan mom walked into a Tim Horton’s coffee shop to buy coffee and donuts, with her daughter in tow. It was then that two women in line behind her started mocking her weight and appearance.
“Oh look at her hair, it’s nasty looking and the roots are coming through,” and “Oh she’s a whale, oh the whale needs to eat.”
Even though it hurt her to hear those comments, especially after a 177 lbs weight loss, Dianne Hoffmeyer decided … Keep Reading!!!
The story sounds strange but is much more beautiful than weird. This is Reina. Reina, whose name is Spanish for “Queen”, is a hero this week. On Thursday, authorities in Arica, Chile found Reina breastfeeding a missing 2-year-old child inside the mechanic’s workshop where she lived. Not only did Reina wet-nurse a child of a different species but she did it while pregnant! The Arica authorities believe Reina saved the boy’s life, who they found almost naked beside her. He … Keep Reading!!!
Today, on their website, Target announced that their toy section will no longer have gender specific signage. Customers have been asking for this for quite some time and Target has finally listened.
While their stores won’t be completely free of gender division it is a huge step. They have said their clothing will still have gender-based signage but that they recognize toys, home or entertainment products do not need to be separated by gender.
For many who have daughters … Keep Reading!!!
A hospital in Seattle has found a way to integrate daycare and assisted-living into one facility. Their new “Intergenerational Learning Center” brought a preschool into Mount St. Vincent nursing home. Each day the 400 adults living in the center are welcome to join the kids in activities from music and dancing to story telling to just visiting and connecting.
This is amazing on so many levels. The children get more one on one attention than can be provided by daycare … Keep Reading!!!
Good news! Muffins are still delicious!
Jimmy Fallon asked news anchors across the U.S. to read stories that make us happy.
Be prepared to turn that frown upside-down.