• The Wall Street Journal stole the show late in the week with an article belittling mommy conferences and their attendees. The indignation was immediate (and I’m sure it will continue well into next week.) The article leads with an interview with Katherine Stone of Postpartum Progressand makes the case that conferences are nothing more than dressed … [Read more…]
You know what? Screw this week and it’s bombings and explosions and manhunts. It has been a non-stop string of terror and horror and sadness. Let’s instead take a moment to remember last week when one of the most talked about things in my social media feed was this guy’s tumblr of his crying kid. … [Read more…]
The would-be inaugural meeting of the MomThrive conference was set to happen this weekend in Toronto. Proving (perhaps) that putting on a mommy blogging conference isn’t a license to print money after all, organizers were forced to cancel with only a week’s notice due to “a situation beyond our control”. I can only assume it has something … [Read more…]
I started this series of mom-blog news recaps two and a half years ago on this blog and never did a another one. So I can’t blame you for doubting me now when I say THEY’RE BACK! There is just too much ridiculous gossip hard-hitting mommy blog news that speaks for itself to pass up. It’ll … [Read more…]
Then there's the backlash in favour of the poor souls who can't breastfeed for whatever reason; don't they have the right to buy t-shirts advertising their own feeding method? Isn't that in the constitution? There was even, get this, a boycott of the boycott in which people vowed to shop more than usual at Old Navy. And, yes, there were a couple voices of reason amidst the fracas, too.