Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Look! Your chest is bigger than mine when you do that!

    Yeah, Yeah, Yeah, we get it, you're a big strong man. Now stop your stupid looking chest puffing and treat the woman you pledged your life to with respect!

    This last week, I have spoken to several people about bullying and outright abuse that has been happening in relationships around me. It makes me sad, and angry, and frustrated.

    Sad that these women (I am not letting women that bully their husbands off the hook here, they just all happen to be women that I know) believe they deserve to be treated this way. Angry that the men that are supposed to be taking care of them are failing so miserably and frustrated because I remember believing in that misconception and I know that right now, none of them are at a point of strength that they are ready to do something about it.

    So I decided to write this post to those women in my life that are being bullied and lied to by the one person that should be swimming through shark infested waters to bring them an ice cold Pepsi.

    Here are some of the lies I hear you believing, and the truth you should see behind them.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

My Breastfeeding Story- By Timmie Wanechko

I had been thinking about writing this for a while, and with the latest study that’s making Facebook news, I think the timing is right.
I have two sons, ages 6 and 1, both breastfed. I myself was breastfed for 3 months, followed by formula; and I grew up watching my siblings be breastfed for a couple of months, and then formula fed for the majority of their childhoods.


When I was pregnant with Jonathan (my first born), I had absolutely no intention to breastfeed. In fact, I clearly remember telling my husband that he better not expect me to breastfeed, because I wasn’t going to! It was my right not to, I wasn’t into it, it sounded too difficult – just, no.

As my due date approached, I started to become okay with trying. And after giving birth, that’s exactly what I did! I tried.

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