And here I thought the MySpace thing was bad. Get a load of this! “There’s a mother named Robin Neorr here in the Columbus area. After her daughter was born late last year and she went back to work, she enrolled her daughter in one of the City Kids Daycare in downtown Columbus. Robin was told that she would need to pay an extra $50 per WEEK because her 3 month old daughter is breastfed. You read that right, an extra $50 a week to feed that little girl the best food available for her.” Read the whole article here at The Lactivist Breastfeeding Blog:Read More →
Thanks to HappyMum on Maya’s Mom for bringing this to my attention. Myspace.com has removed a picture of a nursing baby (see below) from a Tacoma, Washington woman’s page because it “violates MySpace policies against nudity and sexually suggestive images.” Myspace also threatened to delete her page if she continues to post the picture. (!!!) Here’s the photo: Here’s the story: http://breastfeeding.blog.motherwear.com/2007/02/myspace_removes.html or http://www.kirotv.com/news/11083731/detail.html Here’s the online petition to sign in response: http://www.petitiononline.com/Brstfeed/petition.html I think the people at MySpace could find better things to do with their time, like remove actual pornographic pictures maybe. Oy.
I recently came across this Rocky Mountain News article about a restaurant called “V.G. Burgers” on Kleo’s blog and I said, “Hey! We just ate there on Friday!” V.G. Burgers is a new fast food restaurant in Boulder, CO, with an entirely vegetarian and almost entirely organic menu. In fact, 90% or more of the food is vegan. I have a few friends (both vegan and not) who’ve eaten there lately and liked it, so when we found ourselves in Boulder Friday night, I said we should give it a try. Ava got the classic burger, Jody got the sunflower burger and I tried theRead More →