Breastfeeding has been in the news here locally quite a bit this past week. It all started when a nursing woman was asked to cover-up or move while feeding her 5-month-old son by the wave pool at Elitch Gardens in Denver. Apparently some people at the pool complained that she was exposing herself. (Note: Nearly naked women walking around in skimpy bikinis is not offensive, but using your breasts for the purpose which they were intended is.) The woman knew that CO law (CRS 25-6-301, 25-6-302 (2004) recognizes the benefits of breastfeeding and encourages mothers to breastfeed. The law also allows a mother to breastfeedRead More →

Welcome to my Father’s Day edition of Best Shot Monday. :) With the temps in the upper 90s, we spent the afternoon yesterday at the rec center pool. It was Julian’s first time in a pool and he seemed to enjoy himself, as well as his little fist which he chewed on the entire time. (Perhaps another tooth is in the works?) Ava went down the slide countless times and had no fear in the water. We need to sign her up for some swimming lessons. And Jody enjoyed cooling off in the water, while I enjoyed the impromptu photo shoot, and then the waterRead More →