BlackSmallCyberSale for everyone

I've decided to celebrate Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday by running specials on workshops. Here are all my sales on workshops: special bonuses for the What's Next Workshop and coaching, and 20% off workshops coming up in 2013. Everything's listed here and runs until Monday night (Tuesday at 3 am so the West Coasters can play until midnight.)

ALSO, I think we should all be supporting each other and other small businesses and online stores, so if you sell something online, post it in the comments here. Remember the http:// and it should turns your link into a clickable link. Include a little description of what you sell so people get interested in clicking through. And if you wanted to give us a discount that works Friday through Monday that would be great, too, but not necessary.

Who should post a link? Anyone who owns a small business. Whether it's a handcraft online store, brick-and-mortar store with an online storefront, your direct sales link, service business, whatever. Anywhere in the world (but if you can't ship internationally, be sure to note that.) As long as there's an actual human being who runs the business, and you aren't forcing anyone to come in and work at 5 am on Friday, please post here so others can see the cool stuff you have to offer.

79 thoughts on “BlackSmallCyberSale for everyone”

  1. Hello, friends! I’m Krissie and I recently launched Committed Coaching. I offer online running and health coaching. I am finishing up my push for the happyHEALTHYholidays challenge (registration ends at 10pm on 11/20) but will be putting Black Friday specials up tomorrow – a free training plan for December with the purchase of a group training plan starting in January. No codes needed.So poke around and let me know if I can help you in any way!
    http://www.committedcoaching.com

  2. Hello and Happy Pre-Thanksgving!I am an artist living in New York….my work is influenced by my love for nostalgia, fashion and classic films of the 1920s-1960s. I also am a cute baby animal enthusiast!
    I wanted to share a link to my Etsy Shop
    http://www.etsy.com/shop/pinkflapper
    Here you will see original colorful paintings and easy to frame prints.
    Thank you so much!

  3. Hi, all,My name is Kristy, and I have an Instacanvas shop. I live in Kentucky, but my pictures are from all over: Chicago, Mobile, New Orleans, Nashville, Los Angeles, and with a few from Vienna, Bayeux, and Prague for good measure.
    To support my hobbies, I work in higher ed, and I’m in my last semester of grad school.
    I hope you find something here that warms your heart, or is perfect for your loved one.
    My very best, and thanks!!
    http://instacanv.as/kwittman

  4. Thank you, lovely Moxie!I’m running a sale at the moment which I’ll leave open right through til next Tuesday.
    Prices are already slashed 20 – 40% on the website because sometimes people battle if they’re using uppercase or lowercase or whatever in my discount coupons 🙂
    Organise your home
    http://www.takechargesolutions.org/products/organise-your-home-2/
    Break out of overwhelm
    http://www.takechargesolutions.org/products/break-out-of-overwhelm/
    Organise your time
    http://www.takechargesolutions.org/products/i-need-more-time-e-course/
    Organise your office
    http://www.takechargesolutions.org/products/organise-your-home-office/
    Organise your business
    http://www.takechargesolutions.org/products/organise-your-business-system/
    I look forward to helping all you lovely ladies who have so helped me stay sane when I’ve had those “nobody else is going through this” thoughts 🙂
    thanks
    Marcia

  5. Hi hi,My name is Miki. I’m a photographer specializing in creating Books of Love that combine your family stories of what’s important to you right now with images of you and your family sharing those beautiful moments of everyday tenderness.
    I’d like to offer a link to my free course {Look. Linger. Love. ~ Four Practices to cultivate your Creator’s Mind}. This course is designed to help you notice the moments of everyday beauty in your life no matter what else is going on =)
    http://purechildphotography.com/look-linger-love/
    Happy Holidays everyone! And thanks!

  6. I’m Christiana and I am an Independent Thirty-One Consultant! Thirty-one offers some GREAT choices in purses, totes and home organization for reasonable prices and great quality and offers about 80% of our items available to be personalized, which makes a really nice gift for someone (including yourself!).visit my website at http://www.mythirtyone.com/inthebag31 to shop.
    Join the FB group for extra contests, games, and promotions
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/339396666074391/
    I will offer a free gift to anyone who places an order under the “Ask Moxie Promo” event on my website. Or you can email me at inthebag31@yahoo.com to take advantage of the company specials for November 27th-December 31st. (with the purchase of $31, your choice of a Timeless wristlet wallet, Timeless Beauty Bag, Thermal Tote, Cinch Sac, or Mini Utility Bin for only $5)

  7. Thanks, Moxie!My name is Lauren and I am an Independent Stampin’ Up! consultant. I started this small business as a way to get a discount on my craft supplies, but am now looking to expand so I can avoid finding a job outside the home. My kids are 17 months and 3.
    So, if you’re Canadian and looking for some great deals, we have a sale going on for the next 10 days. Stamps, punches, tools, embellishments – from 20 to 50% off.
    Please “like” me here:
    https://www.facebook.com/OMathGoddessStamps
    And here is a link to my on-line store:
    http://www.stampinup.net/esuite/home/laurenhope/
    Thanks!

  8. Hi Everyone!I’m Ellie, and I have a jewelry store that sells highly customizable stamped jewelry (rings, neckalces, earrings and more) as well as beaded and wire wrapped creations. I am in recovery from alcoholism and a cancer survivor, so I specialize in messages of hope and courage.
    My Etsy store is here: http://www.shiningstones.etsy.com and I’m currently having a 15% off sale for newsletter subscribers. To find out how to get the discount and subcribe click here: http://visitor.constantcontact.com/manage/optin?v=001QKOUjm76P7bBwXCugoMvD1-tzIZSo41u9Gg1ODOnsOYN1wIGs4tTf2CcmB-pEQ5TrVjIP_zIbc3EnnU-fywB7KSVTYf5WH_V
    My personal blog is http://www.onecraftymother.com
    Thank you for doing this and supporting small business/hand made! I appreciate it so much!
    -Ellie

  9. I’m Lydia of Lydia Powell Bookkeeping. I just opened my doors for business! With my 10+ years experience in accounting and auditing, I am offering clients full bookkeeping services.The idea is that you are good at your business – whether that be making tasty cupcakes or shining on Etsy’s front page. The accounting side of your business can be a headache and take you away from the active side of business.
    Let me help you get back to being awesome!
    Anyone who inquires about a bookkeeping services package from 11/22 through 12/1 will receive a 10% discount!
    http://lydiapowell.com
    Thanks for the opportunity!

  10. Hi! I’m Jen and my little craft business is Mimi & Boo, named for my daughters. I make goofy and geeky custom crochet items, and my site is here: http://mimiboo.etsy.com. There’s not much listed there but if you want an idea of what I can do, check out https://www.facebook.com/mimiandboo — I’ve done custom orders of everything from Mario & Princess Peach to the Ood from Doctor Who to hilarious Thanksgiving turkey hats. Moxie readers get free shipping (domestic only, sorry) with coupon code moxierocks.

  11. Hi, my name is Candace and I am an Independent Pink Zebra Consultant. Pink Zebra is a new direct sales company specializing in candles, warmers, diffusers, soaps & lotions. We have 48 scents that you can even mix and match to make your own scent!! Please check out my website and shoot me an e-mail if you have any questions. http://www.pinkzebrahome/PinkCandaceAt this time shipping is only to the contiguous U.S.

  12. Hi there!I’m Ashley and I own Simply Sweet Baby Boutique. I design and make dresses, tutus, hair accessories and just about anything baby related (burp cloths, nursing covers, etc) all for moms and babies and little girls! I do custom orders for just about anything, so colors, patterns, even items not currently listed, I will make custom, just for you!
    You can check out my sites at:
    http://www.boutiquesimplysweet.etsy.com
    http://www.simplysweetbabyboutique.com
    http://www.facebook.com/simplysweetbabyboutique
    Thank you so much AskMoxie!!
    Use code ASKMOXIE for 15% off!

  13. A great baby shower gift for parents!It is a simple way to keep track of baby(ies) sleeping, eating, and diapering.
    Easier to spot patterns in baby’s activity. Mama is organized and all caregivers are in the know…leaving more time to enjoy your sweet baby.
    Keeping track of baby never looked so good!
    http://styleberryblog.com/the-stylebabylog
    I have bought and used one and it is amazing! (I am a friend of the lady who makes this product!)
    Also free shipping and no tax as long as it’s shipped outside of Texas!

  14. I wrote a book on breastfeeding that I sell through Amazon for Kindle ($2.99) or paperback ($9.99). It’s a great overview/introduction to the normal course of breastfeeding, as well as addressing common concerns of new mothers. The paperback makes a great baby shower gift, and the Kindle version makes it easy to read while nursing or on the go.For Kindle: http://www.amazon.com/Yes-Normal-Guide-Breastfeeding-ebook/dp/B005DMMDE6/ref=pd_rhf_p_t_1
    Paperback: http://www.amazon.com/Yes-Its-Normal-Guide-Breastfeeding/dp/1300090774/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1353436421
    I also keep a blog and YouTube channel related to birth, babies, car seats, and breastfeeding. I don’t sell a product there, besides my book, of course, but if you wanted to click through, I love seeing traffic go up. 🙂
    Blog: http://jessicaonbabies.blogspot.com
    YouTube: (New channel, only one video so far) http://www.youtube.com/user/JessicaOnBabies

  15. Great idea, Moxie!My mom runs her own astrology business and will do custom charts so long as you can provide place, date and time of birth. You can order personal horoscopes, relationship comparisons, yearly forecasts and children’s horoscopes. Each report is at least 10+ pages and can be printed and mailed or sent via email. Check ’em out! If you put ‘Moxie’ in the comments field in Paypal, she’ll probably give you a two for one deal!
    http://www.astrotalker.com/

  16. Hi! My name is Tina Duryea, and I’m an artist. I paint and draw, animals (mostly horses and dogs), kids and landscapes. My drawings can be found on Etsy. I am adding daily. A 15% discount will be available from Black Friday through Cyber Monday. Code Name Moxie. You can find it here:http://www.etsy.com/shop/TokenekeDesignStudio
    If you are looking for a painting my paintings and information on them can be seen at:
    http://www.tinaduryea.com
    I will give a 15% discount on all existing paintings from Black Friday to Cyber Monday as well. Sorry, cna’t do anything on the commissions.
    Thanks and I hope you get a chance to visit!

  17. Hi There,Thanks for doing this Moxie.
    I am Sharon Silver from Proactive Parenting (dot) net.
    http://proactiveparenting.net
    Proactive Parenting offers ways to stop reacting and start responding. The results of of responding impact your child’s view of themselves for a lifetime. The benefit for parents is that calmness replaces yelling and frustration, and specific ways to teach replace timeout or punishing.
    Proactive Parenting offers my book “Stop Reacting and Start Responding” + free articles + my blog + audio seminars that address the everyday things that happen when raising kids 1-10 + our Master Class-The BreakThrough Series.
    Come take a look and have a lovely holiday with your family.

  18. Hi thank you for this. I run Live in Love in Laugh in for people looking for fun, friendship and freedom from within four walls. http://clairewade.comIf you’re looking for a present for someone who is ill, in hospital or home bound, then membership to this community is perfect. It will give them a year of fun things to do without ever needing to go out!

  19. I’m an award-winning children’s book writer whose latest middle-grade novel, PRETTIEST DOLL, was just published by Clarion. It’s about Liv Tatum, a 13-year-old who’s been winning beauty pageants since she was three, and is starting to wonder if being pretty is all it’s cracked up to be. Great for 8-12-year-olds. http://ginawillnerpardo.com

  20. Hi! I am Heather Kennedy, an Independent Consultant for Little Passports. Monthly packages deliver the world to your child via fun activities and online games. Our introductory product combines the surprise of postal mail with the sophistication of online media. Each month our characters travel the globe on their magic scooter and share their experiences with your child.Your child will receive a personalized package in the mail that includes an adventure letter, fun souvenirs, activities and access to our online Boarding Zone full of activities and games.
    Free Shipping on orders placed through 11/26!
    https://www.facebook.com/HeatherKennedyLittlePassports
    http://www.littlepassports.com – if you order directly through the website, PLEASE enter my name, Heather Kennedy, in the “How did you hear about us?” box.
    Contact me at heather(dot)kennedy(at)gmail(dot)com with questions.
    Thanks!

  21. Not exactly a small business per se, but I (and a few other Moxy readers) work for TheatreWorks Silicon Valley, a non-profit theatre company in the Bay Area. We’re offering a 4-play gift subscription for the holidays. It’s a great gift idea for anyone who needs a night out (or four).http://www.theatreworks.org/shows/giftsubs/
    For information about the individual shows offered this season, click here:
    http://www.theatreworks.org/shows/1213-season/

  22. I run two Etsy shops!Handmade gifts and housewares made from vintage and recycled materials. Christmas stockings made from old quilts, coasters made from board games, sachets made from embroidered linens, etc, etc: http://ChaosToArt.etsy.com
    And my vintage shop, specializing in small housewares and craft supplies from the 1950s, 60s, and 70s: http://ChaosSupplies.etsy.com
    MOXIE12 will get you free shipping in the US in either shop!

  23. We have just opened a coffee roaster specializing in single origin coffees from around the world. You can order subscriptions (freshly roasted coffee will be delivered to you monthly) or we offer a holiday gift package that includes one coffee from each of the three major growing regions. If you would like to purchase that one, you can get $5 off with the coupon code HOHOHO from now through cyber Monday. Help support a young family with a new business!Click on: http://www.magicbeanscoffee.com/

  24. I’m a Music Therapist. I do music therapy groups for moms-to-be and new moms in the Chicago area. I also do custom music play lists for labor and delivery and consults to help moms create their own perfect L&D play lists. If you mention AskMoxie, I’ll give you the friends and family discount of 10% off a custom play list or $10 off a L&D music consult!http://www.facebook.com/#!/WithALittleSong

  25. Thanks for doing this! Love your blog!I’m an Independent Consultant and Unit Leader for Creative Memories (products include photo albums, scrapbooking supplies, photo displays, digital scrapbooking software and organization solutions). My site is having a “Stuff Your Stockings” sale through November 26th. With online orders you can receive bundles of free products to keep for yourself or give as gifts. 🙂
    http://www.mycmsite.com/sites/mariannewalters/Content/Promos/HolidayBonusWeek.aspx

  26. Thanks Moxie, for this opportunity!I have a small Etsy shop with handmade beaded and stamped metal jewelry. I can also take custom orders, so contact me if you’re interested.
    Free shipping to the US and Canada using coupon code ASKMOXIE. (Canadians, I’ll have to refund the shipping cost, as the Etsy system won’t let me make a free shipping code for one country.)

  27. Can Milk of Magnesia help you lose weight?i’ve got like two pnouds i need to lose by monday.and this lady at work told me that if you drank it, you’d lose a little bit of weight.i know it’s a form of bulimia, but i just need to do it this once.i’m going to MEPS and i was a little over weight. and i ran and ate right,but i’m down to TWO more pnouds and i just can’t seem to get them off. how much would i need to drink?do i go by the directions, or do i drink more?

  28. P.S. I am only the messenger!! (as you so eltlneuoqy put it)By Dr. Lydia Furman, pediatrician at Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital and associate professor of pediatrics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, as told to Medela. The recent article in The Atlantic, “The Case Against Breastfeeding,” has many people asking about breastfeeding research. By its nature, medical research is a constantly evolving field, and the body of work on breastfeeding is growing every day. But the research to date points to one consistent conclusion — breastfeeding is associated with remarkable benefits for both mom and baby. Perhaps the most complete look at breastfeeding research in developed countries was an April 2007 report from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). It reviewed more than 9,000 abstracts as well as 43 primary studies on infant health outcomes, 43 primary studies on maternal health outcomes and 29 systematic reviews. The report concluded that there is clear evidence that breastfeeding is associated with a reduction of risk for: Acute otitis media (middle ear infections, the most common bacterial illness in children, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics)Non-specific gastroenteritis (diarrhea or stomach flu)Severe lower respiratory tract infectionsThe report also concluded that a history of breastfeeding is very likely associated with a reduction of risk for: Atopic dermatitis (eczema)Asthma in young childrenObesityType 1 and 2 diabetesChildhood leukemiaSudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)Necrotizing enterocolitis (a condition associated with the high mortality rate for premature infants)The AHRQ study also found that women who breastfed have a clearly reduced risk of breast cancer, and very likely also have a reduced risk of type 2 diabetes and ovarian cancer. While we are learning more every day about the incredible complexity of breastmilk, we do know that many of these benefits are related to the bioactive components it contains. For instance, secretory IgA provides important protections to the stomach, while lactoferrin helps deliver iron to the baby and prevents bacterial infections. A mother’s decision to breastfeed is often an intensely personal one, weighing many factors beyond health benefits. If a mother asked me, “Why breastfeed?” I’d explain the scientific evidence that shows reduced risk of infection and illness for mom and baby. But I’d also want the mother to know that breastfeeding is more than dispensing a nutritious snack. Breastfeeding can be the best feeling in the world—a unique type of nurturing that provides a closeness unlike any other. Dr. Lydia Furman is a pediatrician at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital and an associate professor of pediatrics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital was recognized as the No. 2 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in the U.S. by U.S. News & World Report, and one of the top 10 children’s hospitals in the country according to Parents magazine. Dr. Furman graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, and completed her internship and residency in pediatrics at Children’s Hospital Boston. She was recently awarded an American Academy of Pediatrics CATCH Planning grant to evaluate the feasibility of a “Breastfeeding Doula Intervention for Low-income mothers” (2009) Dr. Furman has published several peer-reviewed articles on breastfeeding, including research looking at breastfeeding in the inner city, aspects of weaning and breast milk feeding of very low weight infants. She is the mother of two children, both breastfed.

  29. How to lose weight wihtuot fad diets and something that will fit into a busy schedual?I am 15 and i am obese. No i am not skinny and say i wanna lose more weight. I am obese and i want help I just can’t find to right way to do it. I try everything and nothing has worked. I am a very busy with FFA being an officer and playing sports yet i can’t lose weight. For some reason, when i get bored i eat. Please help I would like to lose weight adn look good for the upcoming school year. Thanks

  30. Doesn’t seem like a good idea. What would prevent the phciiysan from then talking to the parents breaking a bond of trust between doctor and teen-aged patient? If the Federal CFR confidentiality laws apply here and they might (especially if the phciiysan provided counseling as indicated), the doctor cannot disclose information to anyone with a confidentialy release or specific court order. Further, why do we always seem to imply that America’s drug problems (and solutions) lie with adolescents. It’s time for some self-honesty about who owns the problem it’s us adults.

  31. i think routine drug titseng is a good idea. I think we tend to overlook a lot in teens. My son was a functioning drug addict for many years before we realized what was going on. Maybe if we had been tipped off earlier we could have done something more for him so that he wouldn’t have tried more addictive drugs.

  32. My baby had latching preolbms and I had inverted nipples so I did’nt really have many options. I feed him mostly formula but I also pump 3-5 times a day to give him as much breast milk as I can. It is also nice for my husband to be able to participate in feedings. I think this works out fine for both me and the baby. I never did produce enough milk to feed only breast milk and I think my supply is getting smaller. I’ve just started taking Fenugreek suppliments to increase supply. Good luck!

  33. I would like to read this book because I’m a bnerstfeediag supporter, am currently bnerstfeediag and am a first-time mom. My Lucas is 10 months old and we’ve been through a lot together in the bnerstfeediag game. We battled with my too small’ nipples and used a silicon nipple shield for 10 weeks. We also dealt with three feverish and painful battles with mastitis, and even though I cried with pain during nursing, I had great family support and didn’t give up! I am a full-time working mom who pumps every day (except the weekends), so I feel my experience has run the gammett- but maybe not? I am constantly crusading with my mom-friends for bnerstfeediag, and encouraging the to not giving up! I think its important to be understanding for our friends who wanted to nurse and for one reason or another couldn’t or didn’t. I would like to read about other mom’s experiences and compare notes : )

  34. As a La Leche Leader and nursing motehr I would love to read this book not only to finally read a positive book about nursing but also to share with other nursing moms and moms nursing twins that I know. It looks like a great read!

  35. Breastfeeding an infant doesn’t pluticraarly squick me out (I agree with the whole cover up, please thing) it’s when the child is a toddler and beyond that I start to feel all oogey. I saw a documentary not too long ago about a woman from the UK (I think) that continued to allow her children breast feed for as long as they wanted aged 6 and 9, or somewhere around there, at the time the documentary was filmed. They wanted it for the comfort and the bonding . It was EWWW as HELL to see a tall, well grown child lie across the couch and latch onto this woman’s breast. I mean, IMHO, if a child can articulate, Mother, I would like to snack upon your breast now, if it’s not too much trouble, it’s time for that child to be CUT THE HELL OFF FROM THE NIPS.Reply by on April 7th, 2009 at Tuesday, April 7, 2009 @ 3:24 pmI saw that as well.FREAKED me out.Sorry but as far as I’m concerned if your kids are old enough to help themselves to your boobs, then they can bloody well help themselves to a glass of milk from the fridge.That woman in the documentary obviously had eff all better to do with her life.

  36. That’s why I put that in my . I think there is definitely ncunae to be had, but I can’t understand why moms who chose not to breastfeed or legitimately cannot breastfeed think that means the entire conversation needs to be censored from ever mentioning it. It is one of many areas in which people are oversensitive about their parenting choices, but I think this is one in which people are way overboard in their reactions. I was just involved in a thread on a parenting site that tends to be fairly progressive, and that someone was being cis privileged in their speech. This one poster (who tends to be less enlightened than most of the posters on there) started howling about how she had every right to do that, for the transgendered person to stop whining, and then started comparing it to everyone on the site who told her she was stupid / evil / poisoning her daughter by not breastfeeding. No one on the site did that, at all. So, not only do some people freak out every time it’s mentioned, some people even freak out and use it as an example of their victim status when it is not even mentioned.MomTFH’s last blog post..

  37. I hear what you are sying and I know its right but I am a neurotic mhteor. I cut out alcohol completely and switched to decaf tea when I was pregnant and am continuing that while nursing. I also take a herbal supplement (goat’s rue), a multi-vitamin, pre and probiotic drinks, I avoid peanuts and eat two bowls of porridge (oatmeal in the US I believe) as well as trying to eat generally a bit healthy. I had a really bad time starting out, lots of bad advice from various professionals and my baby wasn’t gaining as much weight as he should have and so I have been trying everything I can to get breastfeeding to work. He’s now doing so much better, gaining about a pound every 4 weeks and I’m scared to stop in case any of them were the clincher.

  38. melodie, i love this Every time someone sees me bsrietfeedang I plant a seed. Every time I blog about bsrietfeedang and a new reader comes across my blog, I water the seed. And I do agree about your analogy! what a wonderful post!! happy holidays!Jenny s last [type] ..[]

  39. Now that temps are dropping due to AGW, what betetr time to spend WAY more on energy sources you all require to stay alive in your homes! Invest in green energy(Ill invest in a wood boiler btw as everything else will be taxed to the skies) and you can use that warm feeling from being green friendly to stave off the frost bite lol. Cant you people see that its a scheme to make us all pay taxes on the basic necessities to stay alive? Dont pay, then die. No need to send to collections lol. Most of the developed world happens to be in climates that require heat in the winter to keep from freezing to death. Hmmmmm. How convenient.

  40. Heck of a problem at our local kenepig the beer at the correct temp. As posters know good beer should always be served at room temp, but our landlords cellars are not coping with the cold. We have had to resort to putting our pints in front of the fire to warm them a tad before drinking them. Lord knows what it must be like for our Scandinavian cousins. I did however hear a strange rumour that in North America people enjoy their beer in this way. Very odd. I wonder if this tradition is contributing to what appears to be climate cooling.Act locally, help the climate, drink your beer nice and warm, you know it’s good for you!

  41. I don’t drink alcohol, cffeoe, or tea even when not pregnant or nursing. I am aware that the science shows that it is not harmful to partake of a little of these things, but I still disagree with it. Taking an aspirin for a headache is one thing, but drinking alcohol for fun is another. I just think all harmful substances should be avoided (even sodas!) when pg or nursing. I understand that is too restrictive for most, but it works for me.Emily Jones’s last blog post..

  42. First, bravo on putting up a blog. It can be a rally vblauale way for members to be involved. Secondly, happy holidays, and thanks: I have been out in public and on radio preaching the Coop gospel. Lastly: I think I didn’t know about the bag refund I always bring my own, now I’ll make sure to ask at the register. Thank you!Sarah Spitz

  43. someone needs to look into the clamis that 2010 is “going to be the hottest or is the hottest year”. Readers of your site know that “adjustments” are occurring Seconded. Especially with the refutation of Steig’s Antarctica warming in Nature. Willis? The Norwegian part of me is over the moon that Norway has broken so many records for cold, and that we now see so many Norwegians posting here. Norway has been pretty bad re. AGW and that is shameful because Norwegians have traditionally been the best weather recorders (and hence, climate observers, and polar explorers) through sheer necessity.The English part of me fears for the coming cold, comfort-wise.

  44. Akshat Oswal Posted on The basic problem here seems to be the lack of useirntanddng of what a grave crime they have committed . It may not be an offence which has a punishment of more than 1 year but the trauma the victim has to undergo is tremendous.

  45. While I agree with you in regards to bdesatfeering, I find the alcohol and pregnancy issue problematic. From what I have gathered, the exact point in fetal development when a bit of alcohol *can* cause FAS or other issues is not known. Therefore, its really not wise to play with fire. Who knows when it is relatively safe to have a small drink and when it could cause major damage? I am firmly in the no alcohol while pregnant camp for that reason and that reason only.As for the prepregnant thing, I think it is referring to people who are knowingly either preparing to ttc or are in the process of actually ttc. I don’t have a problem with this. No, all women of childbearing age should not be expected to live like they may get pregnant at any moment but the ones who *are* planning to might be well advised to avoid certain things, take folic acid, etc depending on their own informed choices.I’m not sure this post was as coherent as it should be. I’m tired. Apologies if I rambled too much.

  46. Breastfeeding is a wonderful and very vbaalule experience for mothers and their babies. The benefits are endless and really the biggest reason why women choose not to breastfeed is because of selfishness at some degree or another. (Women who choose to breastfeed but cannot, please don’t be offended this is not directed towards you.)Myths include the fact that breastmilk isn’t good for a baby after a certain amount of time (not true.)Another myth is that the daddy can’t be involved (not true) there is plenty other things to do with a baby.Some people believe the myth that the mother is tied down and has no freedom (not true) buy a pump. This also helps with the daddy myth.Another myth is that breastfeeding hurts. (not true) It it hurts then your or the baby isn’t doing something right seek help!Society in the US has decided that breastfeeding is gross, inappropriate, psychologically bad for the baby, old fashioned, etc but its not. Women have been feeding their babies this way for thousands of years I’d rather do what God intended for my body to do rather than give my baby an artificial version of the very thing my body is making.

  47. I didn’t even give it a thought. I’m a farm girl, and I saw grniowg up what happened to baby animals that for whatever reason didn’t get colostrum. They DIED. In my mind, bottle feeding wasn’t even an option. It was a great experience, althought it took a few days to get it right with the first one, it all evened out. My daughter nursed until she was a little more than a year old, never bit me once.My son nursed until he was 2 and a half, and bit me one time while teething. I immediately took him off and scolded him. He NEVER bit me again. I’m quite sure the one time he did was accidental. Definitely a myth that Mommy becomes their chew toy .they can’t nurse and bite at the same time, it’s impossible.

  48. I would try calling your local WIC ofiefcs. Maybe they can tell you how many women they help. Then you can kind of get an idea of how much they spend. Its hard to figure though. There are thousands of WIC ofiefcs and formula varies in price.

  49. I also have a 7 year old and 3 year old and nursed my baby rcneetly.I told them about the same thing you did. If you just act like it’s a normal thing, they will think it is as well. Answer the questions they have as they ask them. You don’t need to hide. Way to go! Keep up the good work! You are giving him the best food in the world!

  50. While I totally agree with you about this (and did drink while pnangert and breastfeeding my obstetrician put in bold type one drink a day is OK in his single page information sheet I did notice an example of infantilising that wasn’t about pnangert women but about alchohol.I don’t know if you noticed that the safe drinking guidelines for adults have changed again they reduced the recommendation for men from 4 a day to 2 a day. The reason? Lots of people were saving up the 4 a day for the weekend, and didn’t read the fine print saying that binge drinking was unsafe. I think alcohol does bring out the infantilising in a government body.

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