Diva Milano is #sorrynotsorry

Piled up divas.

On Sunday, Diva Milano released a statement about the plagiarism controversy. It appeared on their Facebook page, where it’s garnered over 345 comments, most of them negative. It’s one of the most #sorrynotsorry statements I’ve seen from a wrap company…

Diva Did A Bad, Bad Thing

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On January 20th, Italian wrap company Diva Milano used Facebook to debut their new line of budget wraps. Diva Essenza 100% cotton twill wraps retail at 77 Euro – about 83 USD. Diva went bare-bones simple with these, and wove…

Is the K’Tan Dangerous?

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I’ve seen a few mamas rocking the Baby K’Tan. They used both the x-piece and the band (i.e. all of it, as recommended), and baby was tight: upright, tummy-to-tummy, without an angle that would encourage him to go chin-to-chest and…

Halloween Parenting

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For most of the world, Halloween is bats and pumpkins, skeletons and spooks. It’s costumes: painted faces, full-body suits, flirty dresses and high heels. People go to parties replete with fake spiderwebbing, where the crudites are served with skeleton hand…

Halloween Cultural Appropriation

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Halloween’s coming, and that means it’s time for some good old fashioned American racism. Basically, white people think it’s okay to don the costumes or likenesses of non-white people. Lest I be accused of reverse racism, I’ll explain. White people…

Cartoons: Secret Messages

Kids’ shows aren’t what they seem. Most kids’ cartoons are annoying – you flick on the boob tube to shut Junior up for a precious half hour. But  do you ever really think about what he’s watching? Because it’s for…

Bring on the Mommy Wars

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So many have put so much into stopping the so-called mommy wars: the fight over which parenting practices will irrevokably damage our children, and which will send them to Princeton. There are tiger moms, helicopter moms, attachment parents, unicorn moms,…